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Wurlitzer model 556

Powers up and carousel turns to proper location, but will not proceed past that point. Record pick arm does not move to grab record.

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  • crossbow196 Nov 10, 2008

    Yes, that's what the serial plate says. Built in the mid- or late-60s, apparently. It's all-transistor; no tubes. Thanks for the lead to victoryglass.com. I'll check 'em out. Thanks!

  • crossbow196 May 11, 2010

    I don't need a plan. I need a service manual. Who has one they'd like to part with? Or a copy?



    Wurlitzer model 556 jukebox

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    a friend had played a record and when the grab bar went to pull it out the record got stuck as it was being put away, I pulled back on the grab bar to free up the record wheel and something broke? now nothing happens when records are selected

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556 would be the model of the amplifier. If you don't have easy access to the back of the jukebox to look at the ID plate, if you look to the right of the amp, that other chassis is the 'control box'. The control box will be marked for example 'Model 3800 BO/AC'. The four digit number is the model of the jukebox itself.

From the symptoms you describe, it sounds like the machine may have faulty 'readout switches'. This is a bit of an unfortunate situation in that new replacements are not being produced. In this situation, I would check with John Durfee (www.jukeboxparts.com), as he will have the swtiches, but the operating condition of said switches is strictly 'as is', seeing as they would be taken from a salvaged Wurlitzer.

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Are you sure you mean 556? Sounds an odd model to me. The model number is on a black metal plate the size of a credit card on the back of the jukebox (usually).
Manuals can be found at www.victoryglass.com (USA) and The Jukebox Man in the UK.

Dave.

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