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Record player ''ejects'' frequently!

My old ''vintage' stereo with turntable refuses to cooperate! Sound, etc. is great, but it keeps kicking off when trying to play records. I'm sure that this is just a tone-arm adjustment, but I sure can't find it. Can you help?

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A very common problem with vintage turntables is that the old grease on parts of the mechanism underneath gets thick and gummy like varnish and then the parts do not move freely. One must carefully free up gummy parts with WD 40 and relubricate them with 3-In-1 oil. Look for gummy slider or trip mechanism parts that are actuated by tone arm movement.

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