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Turntable won't turn

Works just fine except when you turn it on the turntable will not turn and it makes a grinding sound. When I turn off the turntable no more grinding sound . Is it the coupler? And how do I get to it?

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The turntable probably isn't on the spinny thing and that is what makes it turn- try lifting it up and putting it back on.

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