Piano-Keys not Dis-Engaging

Discussion in 'Tape' started by Bosphrous, Dec 6, 2018.

  1. Bosphrous

    Bosphrous Active Member

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    I have a Technics M33 cassette deck, and the PLAY, FF and REW keys stay in a down position when the tape side reaches its end. It is not shutting off. Access seems pretty involved from inside the unit. I think this may be a matter of lubrication. What is involved, here, to access the dis-engaging mechanism? Will the service manual help?

    Paul
     

     

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  2. bronco billy

    bronco billy New Member

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    It could be a worn belt.
    Service manual must be helpful for sure.
     
  3. Bosphrous

    Bosphrous Active Member

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    I didn't know that that mechanism was belt-operated. Thanks.
     

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