Repair Request - 1964 North Star Pinball Machine

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Repair Request - 1964 North Star Pinball Machine

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I'm looking for a skilled technician to inspect and repair my recently purchased D. Gottlieb, 1964 North Star pinball machine. My wife and I cleaned the machine thoroughly. It looks great. We plugged it in and played it for about ten minutes then it stopped. No power. Tried several things to get it to start but no luck.

Not sure what the problem is but certainly would like it fixed.

We live in the Ottawa area.

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...check fuses?
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Thanks. Nor sure where they are or what they look like. I'll check the schematic although it's Greek to me.

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Not sure on that particular machine, but a fuse usually looks like this
https://www.marcospecialties.com/pinball-parts/MDL-2.5
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should be underneath that cardbox thing bottom middle of the picture:
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ps: read on :
http://www.pinrepair.com/em/index2.htm#fuses

...and why not the whole thing:
http://www.pinrepair.com/em/index1.htm#started
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Still having problems. I had a North Star for years but sold off all my wedgehead type games a few years ago. Don’t live in the Ottawa area but I may be able to help online. Let me know.

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don't go in to an EM to change a fuse with it plugged in to the wall or YOU'RE IN FOR A BAD TIME / death
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