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Old 12-28-2019, 01:01 PM
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Exclamation I can't get diverted

We are talking about a Twilight Zone, specifically the shooter diverter by the plunger. Consistently it will activate initially when required to divert the ball to the auto fire kicker, but only stays activated a couple of seconds and then closes before the auto fire kicker can launch the ball. When the solenoid is tested on repeat, it activates once and then fails to activate again, although you can near the hum of it trying to activate. Would greatly appreciate any thoughts.
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Old 12-28-2019, 02:24 PM
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Continuation of this discussion?
https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/to...help-diverting
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Old 12-28-2019, 05:34 PM
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Still trying to get an answer. No someplace else I can look?
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There's a pro who regularly stops by here, anywhere from daily to maybe weekly.

There's also "/r/pinball" and "rec.games.pinball."
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Are those other members? websites?
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The shooter diverter doesnít use a solenoid like the other diverters, it uses a relay coil and armature configuration similar to outlane ball gates. Since there isnít any blade switches to help the springís return action, the spring has to do all the work. Cleaning of the diverter shaft and bushings might help itís movement.
Increasing the spring strength by cutting off a couple loops and lifting up the next loop.
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