Question about Sony TCW475 Single Dual Cassette Deck

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Tape is stuck in the player

One cassette player works, the other one froze up with the tape in it. It will not play, rewind, fast forward or eject. How do I go about fixing this? Not a techie so detail would be most appreciated.

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    Mattozan, your answer is definately more useful, so thank you very much. The manual is wonderful!! When I click on the little diamonds to rate you nothing happens, and I cant figure out how to un-rate Mr Smilemaker. I feel like an idiot....

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A manual for your unit can be found here.

It sounds like an electrical fault in the unit has left that side's motor without power.

Try powering off the tape deck and unplugging it, then waiting for an hour or so. Re-plug and power it back on and see if function has been restored.

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    Matt Jurach Feb 28, 2008

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    Matt Jurach Feb 28, 2008

    It's OK. I'm new to this service too, and parts of it are pretty confusing. I've never seen a question from the asker's side, only from the answerer's side, so I don't quite know how it looks.

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    Don't worry about it. I'm glad the manual is helpful, though it might not be enough for this problem.

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    Kanth raj Feb 28, 2008

    Hello am really sorry for my mistake anyways have abused it myself to fixya experts ...don worry !!!

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    Kanth raj Feb 28, 2008

    I guess the capstan belt has thrown and it require a new belt
    fitted. the transport depends on capstan rotation to engage play. a
    separate reel motor operates forward or rewind and take up funtions

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