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Teac W-505R left deck not functioning

Hi, I have a Teac W-505R dual cassette deck that I bought a few years ago and have barely used. The left deck doesn't function when I press play, fast forward, or reverse. I've tried all combinations of buttons in hopes that I just forgot how to use the dang thing. The right deck's just the left one that isn't doing running. Any thoughts? Should I just chuck the thing. I'm sure it would cost more to repair than it's worth. I'd appreciate any suggestions/helpful hints that you could provide. Thanks for any help! Regards, Janice

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Possible that the drive belt has broken or is slipping. Disable all outside noise and listen closely as you attempt play or fast forward button. can you hear a motor turning? I have replaced a drive belt in these but may be hard to find except maybe on ebay (search for an as-is unti for parts only).

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