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Pinball Machine Care and Maintenance Table of Contents

Introduction

History of Pinball

Buying A Pinball Machine

* Different Kinds of Pinball Machines
* Home Pinball Machines
* Bingos
* Pacinko/Pachinko
* Where to Find a Machine
* Pinball Machines on the Internet
* Vintage or Modern?
* Theme and Design
* Multi-Ball
* Single Player Vs. Muti-Player
* Add-A-Ball
* Playability
* Physical Condition
Backglass
Playfield
Plastics and Bumper Caps
Parts
Cabinet
* Coin Mechanisms
* Back Door (Electro-Mechanical)
* Schematics and Instruction Books

The Manufacturers

Electro-Mechanical Verses Electronic

Disassembling and Transporting

Setting Up The Machine

* Location
* Attaching Legs
* Attaching Backbox
* Wiring
* Fuses
* Balls
* Level Playfield
* Game Adjustments

Things to Know About Pinball Machines

* Turning On the Machine
* Lights
* Missing Keys
* Opening Up A Machine
* Getting Behind Backglass

Components and Features

* The Ball
* Rubber Rings
* Match
* High Scores and Free Games
* Extra First Ball
* Coin Mechanisms
* Batteries
* Lights
* Tilt
* Backglass and Translite
* Sounds
* Playfield
* Fuses
* Free Play

Repairs: Basics

* Get Organized
* Safety First
* Replacing Line Cords and Plugs
* Tools and Supplies
* Soldering

Repairs: Flippers

* Dead Flippers
* Stronger Coil
* Playfield Too Steep
* Flipper Buttons
* End of Stroke (EOS) Switches
* Springs
* Plungers and Coil Stops
* Shafts and Bushings
* Worn Linkage
* Noisy Flippers
* More Than Two Flippers
* Converting to DC Power

Repairs: All Machines

* Game Won't Start Checklist
* Blown Fuses
* Problems With Lights
* Coils
* Chimes
* Playfield Glass
* Loose Components
* Ball Shooter
* Ball Kick Out Problems
* Airborne Balls
* Drop Targets
* Switch Problems
* Cleaning

Repairs: Electro-Mechanical Machines

* Self Correcting Problems
* Troubleshooting
* Motor
* Score Reels
* Poor Connections
* Transformer High Tap
* Noisy Relays
* Relays With Light Bulbs
* Match Unit
* Rotating Stepper (Step Up, Step Down) Unit
* Roto Targets
* Using The Schematic
* Schematic Symbols

Repairs: Solid State Machines

* Troubleshooting
* Poor Connections
* Digital Displays
* Computer Chips
* "Adjust Failure"

Lubrication

Professional Repairs

Terminology

Source Listings: Parts, Supplies, Manuals

Machines, Labeled Illustration

* Electronic
* Electro Mechanical

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