(Topic ID: 121330)

WH2O help!

By PjM

4 years ago

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  • Latest reply 4 years ago by Blackbeard
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#1 4 years ago

So, I just finished a total restoration and all is great and played it many times in the garage. I finally moved it in the house - very very carefully with no bumps. Now it will not play. Everything starts and looks good but you cannot start a game. It did say "short row 5 wht-grn" but stopped displaying that in test now. Still cannot start a game. Set on free play and tried credits but canon start the game. Only thing that is different is that I lowered the back box when moving it. Any assistance is greatly appreciated.

#2 4 years ago

Something plugged in wrong somewhere ?

LTG : )™

#3 4 years ago

Wire come off start button?

#4 4 years ago

Does the start button show up in the switch test?

#5 4 years ago

I looked at these items. I just do not get it. Worked perfectly until I moved it. Everything is on and appears normal, but you cannot start a game. The row 5 white/green short is strange. Nothing is showing in start up or test mode as a concern.

#6 4 years ago

Start button did show up in switch test.

#7 4 years ago

Are any of your coils firing off randomly?

#8 4 years ago

I would start by reseating all the connectors on the cpu board and also the 7 opto board
(under pf in back right). specifically j209-5 on cpu and j3 on opto board. Obviously check all your fuses.

#9 4 years ago

I made sure connections were good as best as I can. Checked all suggestions. J209 is not used that I can see. This is the only error showing - picture. I do not know how to correct this. Also, seems the ball out hole is not working. The balls will not advance .

#10 4 years ago

Try replacing or reseating the ribbon cables.Especially the small one connecting the power to cpu.
The connector at j208 will also work at j209.

#11 4 years ago

Ground braid in cab?

#12 4 years ago

Wow, now I cannot get into the menu. I can't believe this. Worked flawlessly yesterday morning then move it 50 feet and this! Most frustrating. Moved j208 to j209, did ribbons, looked at ground braid.

#13 4 years ago

Try lowering backbox again and look down into the neck. Did anything get pinched?

#14 4 years ago

Wow, lowering the back box worked! I did not see anything but regardless thank you very very much. So far all good. Thanks everyone for your knowledge. Greatly appreciated and thank you Blackbeard !

#15 4 years ago


I kinda figured that you may jiggle whatever unjiggled back into place.

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