If you turn on your Williams solid state game and a funny number appears in
the 1st player display and the machine will not start a game, you likely
have battery problems. The machine has come up in bookkeeping mode. To get
around this you will need to either replace the batteries on the CPU (3
standard AA batteries) or figure out why the still good batteries are not
getting power to the board. Most likely the problem with a bad connection
is due to battery corrosion which should be resolved immediately. You may
just have to clean the terminals, neutralizing with vinegar, and cleaning
with rubbing alcohol. Or, you may have to completely remove the battery
holder and replace it.
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