Question about Sony CASSETTE DECK Single Dual Cassette Deck

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Both tape compartments will not eject. Mod. TC-WR535.

Have tried the unplug, plug in procedure recommended by Sony website. I would like, at least to retrieve both tapes.

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  • jimcisler Sep 10, 2007

    problem is with Sony dual cassette deck model TC-WR535.

  • bill malpass Jun 30, 2008

    My Sony is a 545, but I am sure these dual decks are all about the same.

    I have had each of the 2 decks out of the casing and pushing down on the white plastic levers will allow the doors to open. Replacing belts seems like a real complex job to me.

    What is a mystery to me, if the rubber belts have aged and are loose, isnt it too much of a coincedence that both drives decided not to work at the same time? Seems that one of them will quit working first, then the other.

  • leo en marij Jul 06, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem. all motors seem to be running. but cassettes do not eject and also cannot be wind or played on both decks!

    and yes it is model sony TC WR525. is this the end of my cassette deck or will replacing those rubber bands solve the problem?

  • sam 95 Aug 30, 2008

    I have TC-WR 565. Tried to eject the tapes after a long time. Both are stuck Help?



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I just got two tapes out of my WR535 this morning. I removed the top cover by taking out the screws on the lower sides. It was obvious that the drive belts were stretched out. This seems to be preventing the doors from opening, as the transport mechanism seems to be in PLAY mode without the belts functioning. WIth the cover off you'll be able to see the mechanism that opens the door. There's a small nylon piece that prevents the mechanism from opening the door. Push it downwards with a small screwdriver and the OPEN button will function. You can now retrieve your tapes. I was just looking online for a service manual to see if it's worth trying to change the belts. Not sure yet. Good luck! Dan

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