received my fist vintage after more than 35 years. I was told it had no sound and light, and i got it anyways since it was cheap and seemed to have a beautiful box, i have received today and i am very happy, the box is in better shape than i expected and the toy is complete but like i said no sound and no light. so i decided to take a crack at it.
i tore it apart to fix the light and sound and to clean it up mostly. did some cleanup, clean the battery connectors which were really oxidized but not damaged...i put 2 batteries in and nothing...
i got my multimeter and did some test and if i take one side, current travels throughout, same thing for the other side, the multimeter shows that current is traveling.
at some point i thought it might be that the led light had blown out but after playing some more with the tester i could see a faint light in the led light which meant that current is traveling to it and it lights it up.
now i am not a big electronics guy but the way the wiring seems to be hooked up it looks like the current has to do a loop to make the sound and light work.
now i wish i knew more about this but i was wondering if anyone would have an idea on how to fix this if it is possible..
if you look at this pic below you will see how the circuit is made inside the x wing, like i said if i stay on one side ( lets say the green wires) from the front to the rear current travels thru, same if i go on the red side. but if i put the multimeter on each on the battery connectors i get nothing but i think i should. i am wondering if the motor is not the culprit here..i wish i knew how to test it...it also looks like almost impossible to remove from there too...