I have a Simpsons pinball party that was working fine, turned it on the other day and the DMD is flashing and the game appears locked up, A few gi lamps are lit but other than that seems frozen
any advice is greatly appreciated
Sorry you're having trouble. Always start by re-seating all connectors. (unplug them and plug back in)
did you look at the cpu board where the batteries are at.any signs of corrision on or near the ic roms
the owner had left the batteries in and they were corroded but nothing seemed to effect the boards, the game worked fine for 3 weeks after I replaced the batteries
There is nothing on the board from the batteries I reseated all of the cables and ribbons
The dmd still flashes and game is frozen. I tried going into diagnostics and nothing
You said the old batteries were corroded...did you do anything besides replace them? For example: clean the contacts inside the battery holder to remove the corrosion?
Mine was experiencing similar symptoms recently. Replacing the batteries and cleaning off the corrosion from the batter holder springs/contacts did the trick.
I cleaned the battery contacts today and it seemed to have fixed the issue,
thanks for the great advice.
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