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Turntable drags. This is an old jvc, probably 16 years or so. Still works, but afraid the belt is stretched. Can we get replacement. Is this a dyi job? We are fairly handy. Betsy

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  • bbuehrig Sep 06, 2009

    Very helpful, however this platter is locked down. Has two key slots, but we have no key and the platter is locked down, solid. So...thanks for the belt info, very helpful, will check RadioShack. Thanks
    Will keep trying to remove platter. BEtsy



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It's pretty easy to change a belt on a turntable. Lift off the rubber mat and platter (the round part that turns) and you will see the motor on the deck. The platter has a rim underneath where the belt goes.
The platter should have some holes in the top of it and this will help you to put the belt on to the motor pulley.
First, put the belt on the rim of the platter. Hold the belt tightly through the hole in the platter and put it onto the centre spindle. Locate where the motor is and put the belt around the pulley - DONE!
As for getting a belt any good hifi dealer/service centre or Radio Shack outlet should be able to help you - it is after all - only a rubber belt! (:-)

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  • Tony A Sep 06, 2009


    Have not come across that before regarding the platter - must be an odd one!




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