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Philco Turntable/CD with cassette

My turntable works fine and the cassette player alsol. The CD player sticks and will not pop out I have not used the unit that much for it to be malfunctioning so soon. can you recommend something or a place to take it to for repairs. I am really disappointed in the system malfunctioning so soon.

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Re: Philco Turntable/CD with cassette

Sounds like a classic case of beltitis-most cd players incorporate a small belt attached to a motor and gear on the front of the unit,it either has went bad,bad meaning stretched out or it could be broke in two.Just because its new to you doesnt mean that it didnt sit in a hot warehouse for months before it was put on a retailers shelf.When rubber is subject to heat for long periods of time it breaks down the chemical which keeps elasticity.check that first,if the belt appears or seems to be in decent shape then clean the gear and belt with some isopropyl alcohol,environments like a restaurant which most likely have a lot of grease in the air can slowly built up on the parts inside causing things to slip,might as well spray some wd40 in there,if that isnt the case any of the above then you either have a bad motor ore bad motor ic,ok well good luck and have fun hope you get it going,i just found one in the dumpster that somebody was throwing away because the cd player does not work,good for me im a bench tech,the optic lens assembly is bad,for ten dollars i can replace it with a brand new one to keep this ****** rockin,bye

Posted on Jun 06, 2008

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