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Cassette Player is Playing Tapes in Slow Motion

Hey, I've been having problems with this thing. Every tape I've put in it is playing the music in slow motion. Madonna and Paula Abdul are sounding like men. :P The music is even slowed down some. I've tryed the tapes in another player and they work fine. I really like this one in particular and I'm trying to fix the problem. I've tryed cleaning that rubber wheel thingy already.

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The deck needs a new main belt..Belt cheap..labor not.

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Yeah mine has the same problem. If you can find the right size belt (which most people say is the hard part) you can fix it yourself. Just open it up and place the new belt on. Maybe takes an hr or so to tinker around with but its easy.

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