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Hello All, I'm looking for a little advice. I recently purchased an old RC Cola - Dixie Narco for in my carport at home. This is my first vend, I wanted something that could do cans, and be within the 1970's-80's era. (and within my budget) It's a small unit that takes coins only (single price - Coinco with Jones Plug) The compressor works and keeps the drinks cold, and the outside is in good condition, but it won't vend. Thinking this is a simple fix - I started with the Coinco - it had some old coins crammed in it, so I downloaded the manual... took it apart, cleaned it, and put it back together. Now it works great and I figured out the dip switches to set the price to $0.50 per can. I then tried to manually trip each of the motor switches, and they all power cycled and would dispense cans manually. Although I did end up stripping one down and cleaning it because it was a little gummed up. But never unplugged any wires there. Still it won't vend. I can now add $.50 - the "add correct change light" goes off - I cannot add any more money it just falls through... so it's prompting me to make a selection... but after trying all six buttons - no motors are engaged to dispense a drink? Signal not passing from the button selection switch to the motor switch? After reading a few posts online, I turned my attention to the "selection switches"... Figuring that if one went bad they all would be bad, I just bought six new ones from a company in Maryland. (less than $5 each) Last night they arrived in the mail, so I started installing them... Nothing. Still won't vend. I'm guessing I'm down to either the Jones Switch Relay or the Wiring Harness? But I really don't think it's the Jones Switch because of the way it prompts me after adding the correct change to the machine? So I'm thinking there is a short or break in a wire somewhere that isn't allowing signal to pass from the selection to the vend motor? I'm going to try a tone generator on the wiring harness tonight, I've attached the wiring diagram below in case someone else has an idea? I'm not electrically inclined - so any advice is greatly appreciated. Positive note - I LOVE to Tinker!!