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Our sanyo RD 5340 Cassette tape deck has 3 drive belts inside. They have come off. I believe I can fix it, but don't know which belts fo wherd. Do you have a picture of how it should look?

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I also have a Sanyo RD5340 with broken (worn out) belts which partially "fell" off.
It is obvious Van Lake doesn't know what he is talking about. You can get a
complete set of replacement belts at this link for $17 http://www.vintage-electronics.cc/sanyokits.html

As to a photo of how they are supposed to look, hopefull another owner will
post one because I would like to see it also. Good Luck.

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Belts just don't fall off, unless someone removed them. Please take unit to have them replaced

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