(Topic ID: 286860)

Willy Wonka Power Issue

By miztar

1 year ago



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#1 1 year ago

Hello,

We have a Willy Wonka LE that currently won’t boot up. If we flip the power switch a little buzzing noise start going. Nothing more. We looked at the power box and upon powering on once more saw a bolt of electric come from the box. Now there is no small noise or anything when powering on. Would this just be replacing the power box? The fuse in the box is fine. Thanks a lot!

#2 1 year ago
Quoted from miztar:

Hello,
We have a Willy Wonka LE that currently won’t boot up. If we flip the power switch a little buzzing noise start going. Nothing more. We looked at the power box and upon powering on once more saw a bolt of electric come from the box. Now there is no small noise or anything when powering on. Would this just be replacing the power box? The fuse in the box is fine. Thanks a lot!

Plug something into the service outlet - that's always hot. Check the cord in the back of the machine. If you actually smoked the parts under the power box, unplug the game from the wall before you remove the screws and investigate. Re-seat the line fuse holder too.

#3 1 year ago

Service plug works. We played w the fuse more and got the buzzing back. Maybe sounds like coming from the main battery but hard to say. Definitely more towards back. Thanks!

#4 1 year ago
Quoted from miztar:

Service plug works. We played w the fuse more and got the buzzing back. Maybe sounds like coming from the main battery but hard to say. Definitely more towards back. Thanks!

Try a motherboard jump start as in

#5 1 year ago
Quoted from Pinballomatic:

Try a motherboard jump start as in

That worked perfectly!! Was great satisfaction w a paper clip haha. Thanks a lot!!

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