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Motor for Akai GXC-740D Casette Deck

I have an Akai GXC-740D Cassette Deck, its motor is running very hot, speed is variable and a faint burning smell. Had no problems in so many years except periodically changing the belts and re-vulcanising the rubber capstan rollers. Can anybody help please, i would like to keep this machine going. Will be grateful for any help/advice

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  • pelagic4 Sep 11, 2008

    Thank You! i will get the necessary information and pass it on.


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Hi pelagic

The motor is probably faulty. The heat is a give away for that. Many motors for older decks can still be sourced. Can you see what part numbers may be on the back plate of the motor and I can find a source for you. Awaiting your reply


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