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I have this component unit and I cannot play the tapes. It just makes a grunting noise when I press tape. I have unplugged the unit and waited 10 minutes but still no playing. The door had difficulty opening but now is ok. but, unable to play tapes. Any suggestions. jvc not helpful for customer service. Is it worth fixing? Or is there some other problem solving I should do?

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Probably you can get all your favorite music in digital media. Listen them on much better quality on mp3 and forget about your obsolete cassette player

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Hi As you know cassette decks have been around along time, and as such they are fairly robust. The vast majority of the time, problems like you are describing are the result of a broken drive belt, or bad capstan motor. This is not true for all, but if you have favorite tapes you wish to play, you need the deck fixed, and if the problem is drive belt or motor, the repair normally should not be hugely expensive. Hope this helps, good luck!

Posted on May 02, 2007

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