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Cassette Tape Deck Problem

This tape deck is 8 years old. The electronics are OK. The only problemis with the tape transport system, which apparently is worn out. Itmoves OK in either direction (forward or reverse) but hangs up whenchanging direction. This happens with both decks.

This same problem happened about a year ago. A service technician inthe Pasadena area "repaired" it by replacing two belts, but afterabout 9 months, the same problem occurred.

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Unit may have worn belts that are slipping. All cassette player belts are subject to deterioration even if recently installed. You may try ordering the belts yourself and have a service tech install them. The tech that installed belts 9 months ago may have used used belts. Although dishonest, it is common.

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