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I have a Pioneer Cassette Stereo Tape Deck Model CT-F750. It

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I have a Pioneer Cassette Stereo Tape Deck Model CT-F750. It has been in storage for about 20 years. I got it out recently, the lights come on but it doesn't turn. What can I do?
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Consumer Electronics
Expert:  Wayde Alfarone replied 12 months ago.

Hi my name is*****'m a consumer electronics design engineer. I can help.

Expert:  Wayde Alfarone replied 12 months ago.

How technical are you? This unit being in storage for so long could have numerous issues. The most common problems are dry belts and O-rings, although capacitors that aren't used for that long may be leaky (but maybe not), fingers crossed on that one.

Expert:  Wayde Alfarone replied 12 months ago.

If it's not turning the tape drive wheels, the most likely culprit is the drive belt (s)

Expert:  Wayde Alfarone replied 12 months ago.

If you're up for it, I can help you .

Expert:  Wayde Alfarone replied 12 months ago.

Just let me know ~Wayde~

Expert:  Martin replied 11 months ago.

Hi. Did you remember if this one worked before being stored? That one should have the whole tape unit come as a whole when disconected of all connector. Try to see if the belt are still there and that they have not desintegrated into a black goo. Let me know how it goes.