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Cassette player problem

Have new crosley equipment to burn cassettes to cd. machine unravels all tapes when turned on to play. helpful advice would be appreciated. thanks

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Sounds like the take-up reel isn't turning. Often the linkage for the take-up reel is used for both Play and Fast Forward. So test the Fast Forward.

I would look for a broken belt or slipping drive wheel. The fact that the tapes are unraveling tells me that the capstan is pulling the tape out of the feed reel.

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