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Turntable. The turntable on my player will not turn. Opened it up and found the belt was cracked and not getting enough friction. Ok, problem found, but, where do I find a new belt?

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    i'm having a combination of this same problem, and the tray won't open. how did you remove the top? i'm stuck at the front corners, there are posts that prevent me from sliding it open, and i can't pull them up to slide them out.

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Measure the total length of the belt, and I presume it is square. approximate the thickness and contact turntableneedles.com, they have about 450 belt sizes in stock.

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This could be many things like the following>

If its a direct drive turntable the motor could be "blown",
or motor electonic speed controller burnt out.
If its a belt drive turntable then the belt could be broken
or stretched and is slipping, or the belt can have dropped of a drive pullety.
Also there are speed control mechanisms to adjust the final speed of the
turntable to the recorded speed of the record like 331/3rpm, 45rpm 75rpm
These speed reducing mechanisims can slip and cause the turntable not to turn..
There are also other mechanical bits that slide and push against each other,
and these can get sticky and the friction increases so much that the power
from the motor drive causes the belts to slip, so you need to identify if a
friction problem exists as well..

If you are carefull you can look your self and find out which one of the above it is.

Be warned there are lethal voltages inside the turntable which can kill you....
so please dont have the power on when making any inspection or adjustments.

Cheers From YUBEUT..

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