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The unit shuts off

When "play" and "rewind" are pushed the unit shuts off. Tape will eject pk.

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This might be the result of a bad tape sensor or capstand switch. use a schematic and find these items and check them with an multimeter for proper tolerences

Posted on Sep 06, 2007

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