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Pioneer xd-j215m hi fi

Problem with tape decks, broken belt thought was an easy fix. Replaced the belt and for some reason would not play, would start and stop ff or rwd.Seems to want to start playing but play head would keep switching as if to play on reverse. then cuts off. Dis- assembled carriage and took a look.The head assy. and pinch roller get in position but tape spindle does not turn,looking from the front there are two little locking clips that I feel should slide up releasing the spindle to turn.This does not happen. Please help Thank you Ash

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  • Anonymous Jun 24, 2008

    i have the saim problem with xd-j215m can you tell me the problem?can you help me?thank you

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SOURCE: noisy capstan which runs continously

most tape decks are designed so that the spindle will run when powered on. when you press play or record, the pinch roller elevates the tape to the spindle, tape starts to travel.

noise is basically from the mechanism, or deteriorated in time as yours is an used one. if you are lucky to find some good pinch roller rubbers of same diameter, replace them.

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Posted on Jan 25, 2008

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SOURCE: Tape deck turns on, operation sounds & looks NORMAL- yet won't function

Belts are prone to harden over time, like 10 years. The belt probably broke.

If you don't feel comfortable removing the housing yourself, take it to a repair shop.

Posted on Mar 21, 2008

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SOURCE: Denon Dual Cassette Deck DRW-660 will not eject either tape

Some dual decks use a common drive belt. It may have become too slack (due to age) to drive mechanism. I am sure its time to change all belts in both decks. This will solve the problem

Posted on Apr 23, 2008

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Hi saabangerman

The unit sounds like it has a take up clutch or takeup idler problem. Check all the drive assemblies in the unit. Remove the cover from the front of the transport inside the cassette well, and check the condition of the idlers and reel base drives. The counter belt can also gatherup and prevent the takeup reel from working correctly, or fire the auto stop mechanism preventing it from playing, although that sounds to be ok in this case as the unit will FF and REW ok. The takeup drive is supplied by a different drive idler as it requires much lower and more controlled torque. This unit was always considered to be a great tape deck and is well worth a bit of attention for restoration. You can get a new belt kit for $19.00 from here

I am more than happy to answer any other questions you may have about it, just give me a hoy :) Thanks for using FixYa, If you consider the advice I have given you as sound, a FixYa rating is a great reward for my efforts to help you. Cheers.

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Posted on May 29, 2008

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SOURCE: JVC KD-85 Cassette Deck Stops in Seconds in play, REW., & FF

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The deck will need new belts and idler drives cleaned and serviced, and perhaps some idler tyres replaced. You can get a belt kit from these guys. replacing them is not such a difficult job if you have some mechanical aptitude. Just take it slowly, and focus on getting the transport out of the unit.

I am more than happy to answer any other questions you may have aboutit, please get back to me here, or use the ASK function to go straightto me :) If you are still unsure, have problems, or we need to look atthe situation more deeply, then before you give a rating for thisadvice, hit the ASK buttonThanks for using FixYa, If you consider the advice I have given you assound, a FixYa rating is a great reward for my efforts to help you.Cheers.

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