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Play button no response fast forward and rewind work

This is a JVC cassette deck TD-R-472, forward and rewind work OK but pressing play nothing happens, any ideas would be welcome.
Arthur.

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  • battiarf7 Dec 04, 2008

    no, and the direction icon shows rewind direction no matter what I try.

  • jason May 11, 2010

    do you hear anything going on inside when the play button is pressed?

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THE capstain belts need changing to operrate the tape lifter mechanism

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It is ridiculous to say the belt is not available and that the unit is too old. I fix decks all the time that are from the 70's. If you know the size of the belt look at the belt section of Consolidated Electronics or check Marrs Communications and the belt will be available.
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Check to be sure the pause button is disengaged.

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I guess your device is too old. Maybe you still can get the belt to drive "play" but doubt. Get yourself a n mp3 player with bluethoth a speaher: cheaper and better.

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