Each cassette compartment spring has slipped off. when you open the cassette(s) doors you can see where the springs are suppost to go but i do not know the correct instalation. i need a repair manual or something that shows where and how to replace them correctly.
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Hi what has happened is when you pressed play the tape head that reads the tape has come up as normal this locks the door as you cant open it when its playing but instead of the tape head releasing and going back down into start possition it has become jammed in the tape itself. You have two options turn off at mains and give it a gentle bang a couple of times this might free the tape and let the head go back to start possition its upto you how hard you tap it but doing this usually works and will allow you to get the tape out failing this then its going to be a case of stripping it down till you can get access to the tape head and be able to free it from the tape allowing door to open let me know how you get on ok and if you need further assistance
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Hi, open eject door,try to see very small lever at the left side cassette at lower end and try to pull it at your side with very thin and at least 4 inch long screw driver.Cassette compartment will open. But its not so easy to find.It need patience.
Tried searching for a diagram but didn't find one. Usually the spring goes to the plastic door protecting the tape. If the door isn't retacting, you should remove the door altogether and the tape should work as long as it is moving properly when you turn the take up roller on the tape by hand.
the switch is on the electronic board under the tape compartment. you have to unscrew the screws and unplug all the wires to take it out. be careful though, you have to put it back the way it was otherwise you will mess up the machanisim on that machine. good luck