Issue: Game immediately tilts after feeding a ball to shooter lane. Fix: Cut shorted capacitor on tilt bob (this capacitor is not needed for the tilt bob to function, but should be replaced for proper tilt sensitivity).
Category: Machine Repair
Issue: Gameplay issues. Fork ramp motor not working and fork ramp test not available in test menu, odd switch errors, etc. Fix: Pro code installed, installed LE/Premium code from SternPinball.com
Issue: Crypt motor not cycling properly, getting stuck in some positions. Fix: Secure topside plastic to the right of Crypt target causing binding and adjust crypt motor shaft position under playfield.
Issue1: Won’t start a game. Fix1: Tilt bob stuck closed. Issue2: No sound. Fix2: Bad volume pot, replace with resistor of reasonable value (no replacement pot on-hand) Issue3: Some controlled lamps not working. Fix3: Replace bad bulbs and one socket.
Issue1: Settings reset, corroded batteries. Fix1: Replaced battery holder and batteries. Issue2: Diagnostic switches not working. Fix2: Cleaned switches with rubbing alcohol. Issue3: Trunk hits not registering. Fix3: Adjusted eddy current sensor under playfield. Issue4: Trunk shot not registering jackpots. Fix4: Adjust subway microswitch.
Issue1: No kickback. Fix1: Clean mechanical assembly and adjust switch. Issue2: Ball stuck in locks, won’t kick out. Fix2: Replace bad fuse. Issue3: Left flipper lane change not working. Fix3: Fix end of stroke switch stack and fix reversed flipper pawl.
Issue1: No ball kickout due to bad solenoid expander relay control. Fix1: Repair burnt connector at lamp board and replace power supply board (bad switched illumination section).