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Record player not working

This old hi fi has no record deck rotation. Record player door opens/closes ok, but record not turning after pressing play Sharp VZ3000E

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  • allanwhipp Apr 20, 2009

    Thanks for the help, but this turntable is a direct drive
    and there is no belt involved.
    It seems to be a servo fault.
    anyway, thanks again


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Hi Allan,

Unfortunately it sounds like the belt either broke or is slipping. If you're up to it, you can order a replacement belt from a few different places online. As I haven't messed with a turntable in years, I can't make any personal recommendations. A quick google search returned this company, though... http://www.turntableneedles.com/

You'll need the current belt measurements before you order a replacement. And, disassembling the unit will confirm if the belt is broken or just slipping. (Or, better yet, slipped off the pulleys!)

Keep in mind that replacing the belt can be a daunting task.

Good luck!

Posted on Apr 20, 2009

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    OnlyOneN Apr 20, 2009

    Sorry I was off on that one... I found someone in the UK on a forum who said he had the same unit and replaced the belt.


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