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My Marantz CP430 only plays on the tight channel, also it invariably doesn't automatically stop at end of tape but clicks interminably.

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I suspect the recording problem is that the wires have broken on the back of the recording head.  The heads move forward every time that a cassette is played and the wires have to bend a little.  A common fault on many cassette recorders is that these wires break with constant movement.  I have a machine with the same problem, but getting to the head wiring in a CP430 is far from easy. John.

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