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Hello I have a 1976 National Panasonic SL18 record player and it seems the motor has worn out as it plays very slowly. Could you suggest what I should do - should I try and buy a new motor or can it be fixed. Thanks John jleary001@hotmail.com

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If you cannot see a small tip on the needle then yes it is worn out,but you can check by rubbing your finger over the tip when the system is on,if you hear sound through the speakers then it should play the album,make sure that the weight at the back of the arm is set to keep the needle in the groove as this may be set to far back,move it forward to keep weight on the needle.

hope this helps.
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Posted on Jul 16, 2008

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