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Rubber drive belts wanted for Aiwa AD-F810 cassette tape recorder

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  • Anonymous Apr 22, 2009

    I have an AIWA AD-F810 that simply will not play, ff and rw are good--is it a belt?

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My aiwa brand cassete recorder model : TP-VS485 drive belt is broken, how replaced and where I can find spare parts

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