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TC-WR99ES Deck powers up with indicator lamps but when I press play, reverse, or ff or rr on either deck A or B, the lamps initiate but no mechanics...also neither cassette door will open with controls. I think I have problem with the mechanism controller IC802 or IC809 which is between the switch and the controller. It is a US model but I have been using it in Japan where the voltage is somewhat less and 50 HZ. Over time I lost control, first over one deck then the other...now I do not have any control. Of the top of your head, do I sound headed in the right direction.

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  • mrtruax May 11, 2010

    Need to get a couple of things...like a Fluke meter before I verify...so it will be this weekend before I'm ready to tell more. Thanks for the response...I'll be back by this time next week.

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Not knowing what brand/model tape deck you have, I would suggest you make sure the belts are good before you get into replacing servo ICs

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