Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Not sure where to look

Collapse

Adsense Classic 1

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Not sure where to look

    I have a lane that is driving me crazy. It will randomly cycle, have a continuous sweep or table, completely stop but with the deck light on, try to set pins when it should be picking up pins. Ive looked at the C1 and replaced a few sockets that were bad, everything else seems to be in good working order I just dont know where else to look. Plus its always fun to babysit a lane during league, especially a league that takes up all 40 lanes, so much for a breakdown pair.

    I have 82/70's with MP chassis, westinghouse 60hz motors
    Ouch...., thats gonna need stitches

  • #2
    Have you tried a different chassis? Swapped boards?
    Go Pirates

    Comment


    • #3
      I'd definately be swapping out the chassis first as that will eliminate a few possibilities like a bad board, relays, contactors and c1 pins in that chassis.

      It definately sounds electrical related.

      Comment


      • #4
        Had that happen before, totally random, MP board was bad. I would swap the boards first and see if the goofiness follows it.

        Comment


        • #5
          I would swap MP board with another lane, then swap chassis with another lane. Keep notes where everything went, then you will know if its chassis, board or machine.
          If it cant be fixed with a hammer, use a bowling pin.

          Comment


          • #6
            definitely leading towards the P.C.board.
            Please try changing the complete chassis with a known good one, do not try switching boards until you try this.
            good luck.
            maister

            Comment


            • #7
              I found the problem. These are the things I did. First we put a good chassis on said lane and it worked fine, put the strangely acting one on another lane and the problem followed, swapped boards with the lane next to it but before I put them in the chassis, I cleaned the contacts at the bottom of the board. The problem went away. I think thats going to be my Friday morning project this week, cleaning all the mp boards. Thanks for all the suggestions.
              Ouch...., thats gonna need stitches

              Comment

              Topic Starter RibbonScript

              Collapse

              Adsense Classic 2

              Collapse
              widgetinstance 666 (Related Topics) skipped due to lack of content & hide_module_if_empty option.
               

              Table cutting off before the end of the cycle

              I have one lane that has been giving me trouble lately. It used to be every once in awhile but now it is happening every cycle. Start 1st ball cycle, sweep drops does the usual...
               

              ETU diagnostic tool

              I've posted before about wanting to try and figure out how to fix these trigger boards we have. I'm trying to map the thing out and create a schematic, but it's slow going, especially...
               

              Gutter Straps

              Hey everyone, I hope someone can direct me in the right direction. I'm looking to find either a part number or someone willing to part with some.gutter straps. I have plastic...
               

              AMF 82-90XL BE Gearbox seals part number cross reference.

              I have spent a few hours cross checking part numbers for my 82-90xl's Back end gearboxes. I have found that most auto part stores carry these seals for a fraction of the price...
               

              Roller Clutch issue

              Has anyone had to remove the plastic ring in the back side of the plate in order to achieve good indexing? I now have 2 roller clutches without the backing rings in service. Either...
               

              Another pivot bearing broke.

              One and a half year old GSX machines. This will be the 5th pivot bearing that has broke. This one decided to take out a few things with it. Snapped the stroke limiter shock stud...
              Working...
              X