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Pioneer CD deck Receiver XR P250. Neither of the two tapes work. They dont go round.

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Hi John

This is something I can tell you that you can sort out yourself with a little bit of mechanical aptitude and a couple of screwdrivers.

FIRST turn the power off to the unit.

If you pop the lid off the unit, you will see that the capstan drive belts to the tape decks mechanism have failed, Either turned to back muck like windscreen sealant, or just broken and dropped off. The belts (each deck has one) will need to be replaced. The part number for the belt(according to my records) is REB1272 You should still be able to get them from Pioneer spares directly in your country. Let me know where you are and I can get some better information to you.
good luck. Happy to assist you further and answer any questions you may have.

regards
robotek

Posted on Nov 07, 2008

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