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Technics 1210 Stroble Flicker and Low torque

I just replaced Q1, Q2 and D3 to solve my previous problem (after shorting out the target lamp). I now however have the problem of low torque. The platter spins up slower than my other deck (about 1/4 of a rotation slower) and then takes less pressure on the platter to stop. When the platter is stopped (under pressure ) the red strobe light seems to flicker? any suggestions what this may be - could it be one of the IC's or just a brake adjustment needed? thanks

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did you ever open the turntable. It sounds like the on/off switch is bad. Remove the platter and screws with a phillips screw driver and just make sure the connections are in place. make sure you disconnect the power first. let me know what happens afterwards.

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