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Philco 841.205 Turntable Issues

The turntable won't work in my record player, I have checked and rechecked the belt and this is not the problem.. are there anymore suggestions as to what I could do?

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I take it that it doesn't turn? OK two choices for you. Faulty motor, or a on/off switch that doesn't work. If you have to move the arm to start the turntable then some kind of leaver switch is either bent or broken.
I should imagine this model uses no more than a 12 volt motor. If you have no look with the switch, find the motor and take it out. Then stick a 9 volt battery on it, or lower voltage if it's only 6 volt motor. If it don't go it's bust!

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    Joules H May 24, 2017

    Hi! How can I troubleshoot to see if the lever switch is bent of broken?

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    Joules H May 24, 2017

    I have model 841.230 Philco Retro CD and Record Player with AM/FM Radio and I need to move the arm to start the turntable. Recently it stopped cueing the table to turn. Where/what should I look for to see if the lever switch is broken or bent?

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    Grubhead May 25, 2017

    You need to remove the underside of the turntable or get to it somehow. This should show you the works. When you move the arm towards the turntable you should see the connecting rods push on a switch.



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