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WPC J115 Re-pin Help

By trk12fire

80 days ago



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#1 80 days ago

Hey Guys, I need a little help here. I'm hoping to re-pin this J115 on my WPC Getaway. I have no lights on my back box or coin door. The top pin appears burnt. My problem is the wire waves in and out. Is there a way to utilize the molex I already have or do I have to order specific molex for the connector?

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#2 80 days ago

Make a y adapter and solder it to the wire to split one wire to two. Heatshrink the y.

#3 80 days ago

I was thinking of doing that, but it would be 4 Y adapters and would kinda look like crap. Doesn't the solder under the board join the connectors together anyway? Maybe I don't have to utilize every slot.

#4 80 days ago

It's probably done this way partially to spread the load so one pin doesn't burn.

#6 80 days ago

Thanks for the support

#7 80 days ago

That wiring harness might work nicely.

#8 80 days ago
Quoted from trk12fire:

That wiring harness might work nicely.

They doubled up on the pins on that connector to save on wire. 1 wire fed 2 pins. The harness above runs a separate wire to each pin.

#9 79 days ago

I was able to fix a portion of the lights by jumpering the green wires. A trace was broken. The rest will probably be fixed by the new harness. I reached out to the company and they said they make a specific harness for Getaway. The one pictured is slightly different. Thx for the suggestions. We’ll see if this works.

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#10 10 days ago

I forgot to get back to everyone. The new harness worked and came in the coolest box ever.

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