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I have a sony CCD-FX430 Video camera recorder/8m The tape will not rewind. what can I do. Do the heads need cleaning or what?

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  • cherokee7 Jul 15, 2008

    Yes, I did check with another tape and it still
    does not rewind.

  • cherokee7 Jul 16, 2008

    Now tell me how to change the motor belt.
    Just open the camera is not enought. please
    give step by step instructions, since the
    book I have does not give this information.

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If you would like to attempt a DIY, you will need a service manual to guide you. You can find one here:
http://www.nodevice.com/manual/sonymans/manual167pdf/get1718.html


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Its sorta hard to change the little black belt for the motor u have to open the hole cam if u just open the tape bit u can see the belt but hard to get to its quite cheap to be replaced and it has nothing to do with the heads need cleaning

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It's probably easier to take into a shop and see if the belt can be fixed or if the motor is working properly in the player.

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Mechanism stocked due to dirt and dust need to clean and a little push to the tape head maybe it's jamming:

  • The capstan shaft: This is the motorized shaft that pulls the video tape through the tape path.
  • Pinch roller: This is the wheel that presses against the capstan shaft, so the capstan shaft can pull the video tape through the tape path.
  • A/C head: A mechanical part that contains the record and playback audio head, the audio erase head.
  • Tension rollers: These rollers attenuate vibration or flutter from the video tape as it is moving across the record/playback head.
  • Erase head: As the name implies, this head erases all recorded information off the video tape before it reaches the recording head.
  • Roller guides: These guides pull the video tape onto the tape path and align the video tape to the video drum (the part that holds the video heads).
  • Video heads: The most important, expensive, and dirt-sensitive piece, the video heads (video drum) pick up the image part of the signal off the video tape, or record the video image onto the tape.

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Do the other funtions work properly on your camera such as play and fast forward?

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Open your camera and change the motor belt...

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Did u check with another tape...............

Posted on Jul 15, 2008

  • khader ibrahim Jul 15, 2008

    problem in ur tape only try another tape...............

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