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I have a Pioneer CT-W301 dual cassette deck. The tape won't play, fast forward or fast reverse from either deck. I hear a clicking sound three or four times from either deck when pressing play of fast forward, but the motors won't drive. I can see a solenoid pullin during teh clicking sound. The power supplies are at 5.02v and 12.05v. The signals to play for each deck are at the system control chip pins. Any recommendations?

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robotek
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SOURCE: NAKAMICHI CASSETTE DECK 1 NOT PLAYING?

it has probably thrown the capstan belt and will require a new belt fitted. the transport relies on capstan rotation to engage play. a separate reel motor operates ff/rew and takeup funtions

Posted on Dec 09, 2007

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Sounds like a motor problem. Try turning the motor by hand to see if it's bound up.

Geno

Posted on Feb 27, 2008

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I wonder if it has a counter and if so, is the belt that drives the counter too loose? Is the counter working?

Geno

Posted on Mar 18, 2008

marsrover
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SOURCE: denon DR-M44HX cassette deck play

please check small rubber belt around take up reel and counter assembly and change it if it is loose or torn.

Posted on Jul 10, 2008

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SOURCE: Sony dual cassette deck TC-WR535

i had the same problem of not opening the cassette doors and not running with my sony tc wr535. After I repaced the belts myself with new ones it did run fine! :-) An original sony(!) rubber belt set for the two decks costed me 23 euroos incl pp.

Posted on Jul 11, 2008

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