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Sony VCR Belt Replacement

How do I replace the belt on my Sony SLV-N51 VCR, and where do I find a replacement belt? I've taken off the top and front of the case, but I can't see where the belt goes. Please help.

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Re: Sony VCR Belt Replacement

My experience in replacing the drive belt - the most common problem in VCRs - is that if it is a Consumer model it is a horrible task.

The whole mechanism needs to be removed, to replace a $3.00 part. Turn around time about 2 hours - with much cursing.

With the Indistrial models, turn it over and remove the small panel, replace with the $3.00 part. Turn around about 30 minutes - no problem.

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