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Crosley turntable problem

Tone arm will not swing back into off position and rest in the turntable arm holder. Will only go as far as the edge of the spinning platter. So, the only way the unit will shut off is turning it off at the phono switch on the front of the unit. I have applied some pressure to try force the arm into the rest, but it will not go and I do not want to push it so hard as to break the arm. Any ideas?

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  • dklobo117 Mar 30, 2008

    Thanks for all the help. When I took the unit apart and looked under it I found the linkage that connects the speed selection switch with the tone arm was not aligned properly. Once it was aligned properly, the unit worked just like new. Thanks again.

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  1. Check to see if at the base of the tone arm where it goes into the base of the unit the "cue" plastic riser is not out of position.
  2. Check to see if the "record size" is properly set, as this will prevent tone arm from returning properly set.

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Some internal component is obviously stuck or malfunctioning, You can open it up and check the movable components, if under warranty, I would call the company first. Otherwise if you are like me, you would open it up and start trying to figure out what isn't working, maybe a gear is having problems, I'm sorry but without looking at it myself I don't know for sure since the arm does move, which means the motor can't be bad, maybe the alignment is off for the gears. My advice is call Crosley first and see if this is a known problem to occur and check about the warranty.

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    Benjamin Patri Mar 25, 2008

    have you gotten it to work, or have you contacted the manufacturer yet? Let us know, we are here to help!

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    Benjamin Patri Mar 30, 2008

    Please don't forget to rate this solution

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    Benjamin Patri Mar 30, 2008

    glad you fixed it, have a good day and have fun using it

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