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Sony dual cassette deck TC-WR535

Tape doors stuck won't release open. I removed the deck cover and was able to release mechanism and removed the tapes. Problem persists and hear a clicking sound when I power the player. What to do now?

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  • krip Dec 02, 2007

    How to change belts on sony dual cassette TC-WR535?

  • eg25 Dec 19, 2007

    I have an Aiwa NSX S333 HI Fi with dual tape decks

    my recording deck has a strange problem;

    everytime I insert a tape I get a clicking sound and the tape deck locks up (cant eject or play). I have managed to relese it by reseting my HI-FI and pulling on the tape door, but now everytime I power up my HI-FI it starts clicking about 3-4 times then resumes normal operation

    what do I need to do to resume normal operation with the tape deck

    and more importantly how do I silence the clicking that comes when I power on my Hi-Fi (how to enable service mode?)

    must I take it in to have it reparied or can I fix it myself

    please Help :-)

  • Anonymous Feb 18, 2008

    I have a Sony dual cassette deck. I put a cassette in deck A, it opened and closed fine. The wheels weren't turning but the noise was there. Then it won't eject. I tried deck B and exactly the same thing happened. I called Sony and they said to reset it by unplugging it for 2 min. But that didn't work. It has been used very little but is about 15 yrs. old. help??

  • robinsr2007 Aug 26, 2008

    dual tape doors won't open Sony Cassette Deck TC-WR535



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I had the same problem of not opening the cassette doors and not running with my sony tc wr535. After I repaced the belts myself with new ones it did run fine! :-) An original sony(!) rubber belt set for the two decks costed me 23 euroos incl pp.

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    Albe Nov 06, 2013

    where can i buy the belts? do you have part number?


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This is a REALLY common problem on Most of Sony cassette products. It's not too hard to replace these belts , but if you have not worked on electronic equipment , i would not recommend changing them yourself. There are way too many small plastic parts that break very easy. If you are going to replace the belts in your unit , i would also replace the rubber pinch rollers. They get hard as rocks and the tape will not track correctly.
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Tapes decks in service now probably need the belts changed. Attempting to change them yourself can run into several problems. Most deck belts are still available but, exactly which ones -- you may need the help of a qualified service tech. Also, some belts, after long inactive periods may have decomposed, leaving a sticky black gum which is hard to clean off without proper solvents

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Belts are striched and not turning pulleys. The belts need to be replaced ... is easy to replace....

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