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The tape deck destroys tapes by pulling the tape without rewinding it

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check the belt whether it is broken or loose. if so replace the belt.
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SOURCE: tascam 122 cassette deck the cassette player won't play

There is an idler wheel behind the platen ( black plate behind the cassette)..replace the idler wheel.

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Hey there.
Cassette head cleaners generally only improve the sound quality on playback. This problem sounds more like something mechanical; I would open the player and check out the capstan and rollers. If they are dirty, clean them with a mild soap and water solution, (carefull to not get it too wet). Also, as for the tape deck in your vehicle, OEM systems are notorious for eating and destroying cassette tapes.
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