The way to Clear up and Forestall Pachislo Slot Machine Coin Jams

Pachislo Coin Jam Prevention & Options

Sq. Plastic Brown or Black Coin Mechanism

1. Flip machine off.

2. Take away the underside coin protect. In some circumstances the sq. brown coin mechanisms have coin shields which might be hinged – simply decrease the coin protect. The black variations have detachable coin shields. Press in on the left and proper to take away.

3. The coin path is roofed by a spring loaded space. Look intently and you’ll simply see the spring within the photograph. Pull the spring loaded space up – it truly strikes up and to the higher proper.

4. Clear the coin together with your finger.

If the coin is caught within the acceptor on the entrance of the machine and you’ll see it, attempt pulling out of the entrance. Whether it is lodged the place you both can not see it or can not take away it, pull open the spring loaded space and put in one other token and push it UP to push dislodge the coin and pull it up by way of the entrance. Flip the machine again on and reset if wanted.

The longer steel variations work the identical manner and also will have a spring loaded entrance.

Stopping Coin Jams

Most coin jams will not be the results of issues together with your machine however of tokens and grime.

Virtually all Pachislos settle for .984″ tokens solely. Though your tokens could seem like the identical measurement, a slight variation in size or width could also be sufficient to trigger coin jams.

Coin mechanisms can develop into VERY soiled over time. This induced the tokens to maneuver very slowly by way of the coin path and develop into caught within the coin mechanism or the coin chute and by no means fall into the hopper. Observe these steps to stop future coin jams:

1. Examine for Magnetic Tokens

Earlier than you utilize tokens in your machine run a magnet over them and take away any magnetic tokens. Fairly a couple of machines will kick out or jam magnetic tokens and THEN ship an error code.

2. Examine Token Sizes

Most Pashiclos solely settle for .984″ tokens. All your tokens could seem like similar is measurement, however your machine could also be selective. Something apart from.984″ will develop into jammed. Put the tokens in small stacks and see if any are barely bigger or thicker than the others and take away them.

3. Clear the Tokens

Use Kaboom cleaner. Combine a little bit in a bucket of heat water. Drop your tokens in and blend them for a couple of minutes. Rinse them and dry them earlier than utilizing. When you use your machine usually do that each six months or so to stop grime buildup within the coin mechanism, coin path and hopper.

4. Clear the Mechanism

Eradicating the mechanism is straightforward. Unplug and take away it and clear it nicely with a moist wipe, lifting the spring loaded space and cleansing there as nicely. If the steel coin path is rusting use a pointy knife, screwdriver or exacto knife to take away as a lot rust as attainable and clear the rust with a wipe. If you find yourself performed give the trail a VERY SMALL squirt of silicone spray, wiping off any extra.

5. Clear the Coin Chute and the Coin Acceptor

Whereas the coin mechanism is out, clear the surface coin acceptor the place the cash enter the machine. You probably have moist wipes attempt utilizing a skinny knife to push a moist wipe gently into the coin acceptor from the surface of the machine and pulling it out the opposite facet to scrub the within. If you find yourself happy spray one squirt of silicone spray into the coin acceptor, wiping off any extra silicone.

Clear the coin chute as nicely (this what brings the tokens from the coin mechanism to the hopper) and no matter you possibly can attain within the hopper.