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Memory problem When I play any cassette the hub sometimes gets stuck causing the cassette to get tangled up inside the deck. Also, when i push rewing or forward, both will do the opposite sometimes.

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The problem here is that the unit is stuck in a partial position. The "reset" by unplugging and plugging back in usually causes the unit to reset to a known position. If there is no activity (no motor sound), it will need to be opened up and reset manually. If you hear the motor running for a short period, it is attempting to reset, but the belt is most likely worn or broken. These units are relatively simple, but a bit tricky to dis-assemble. This repair should not require anything other than a belt or 2. Figure on $3-$10 for parts plus the local labor rate for the repair.

Dan

Posted on Oct 07, 2008

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THE capstain belts need changing to operrate the tape lifter mechanism

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The little brown wheel... Do you mean the rubber idler pulleys that are brown because they've never been cleaned? If they fell off they'll need to be replaced properly by a tech.

Posted on May 01, 2010

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i have the same deck with same problem..so this is the typical problem for this deck...got it from thrift shop..it was in perfect condition, working excellent but after few days of enjoying it, all of a sudden the same problem arises.... and the motor is abnormally hot..it is way too fast.
when i switch on the power the middle motor will automatically turn on at very high speed...i play around anything i can do hoping something is just stuck up but to no avail..



Posted on May 19, 2010

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