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HS-U510(c) Recently the tape is not rewinding. When ejecting, tape not rewound from heads and gets caught in mechanism. Defenitely seems to be some rewinding problem as noise of gears grinding and slipping. Thanks!

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Quite often it is a cassette problem. The two winding reels run on plastic bases which often becomes very dry and the two reels do not run smoothly. Remove the outer casing and take the two tape reels and the tape out. Then apply a small amount of powdered graphite to the rubbing surfaces of the bottom casing. Reinstall the two reels, making sure to put the tapes in the correct positions around the tape posts, and then replace the outer casing. This often resolves the problem.

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The problem is in the idler assembly that runs the tape and reels it in on eject, the drive belt will probably need replacing that is attached to the assembly.

Posted on Mar 27, 2011

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