1978 Kiss Machine

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1978 Kiss Machine

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Recently purchased a 78 machine, which is my very first machine. The coin slot works, but not able to post any credits to start the game. If anyone has any pointers or insight I sure would appreciate it. Thanks!

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Re: 1978 Kiss Machine

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If you open the coin door, are you able to trigger the arm for each coin slot to manually add a credit? What does it do when you do this?
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Make sure none of the tilt switches are in the wrong position. Maybe re-seat the big square molex connector for the coindoor wiring. Make sure the connectors on the MPU are properly pressed onto the board.

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Thanks for the feedback. I've checked the wire connections with the coin wire harness and back to the MPU and all seem to be tight. I cannot manually trigger credits, so any other thoughts? I just got this game yesterday, so this is all new to me! :)

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Run a switch test as outlined here-
http://techniek.flipperwinkel.nl/ballys ... 3.htm#diag

Do you have any stuck switches reporting? Is the tilt switch (as Eric Mentioned) reporting as closed?
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How would one determine that?

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Take a look at the link I posted. It explains what you are looking for in switch test.

Did this machine work previously?
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Yes, it did work previously. Is it possible something got jarred in transit? I wasn't able to determine anything with the switches. Know anyone in the greater Oshkosh Wi area that has some troubleshooting/repair skills?

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Send me a PM with your contact info. I work in Oshkosh and can probably take a look at it.

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