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Panasonic RX-D55 "boom box" Cassette cannot play. Chrome

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Panasonic RX-D55 "boom box"
JA: What's the make/model of your device? How old is it?
Customer: Cassette cannot play . Chrome colored bar which moves on to a running tape, now does not retract.
JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: About two weeks.
JA: Anything else you want the electronics expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: Turn off but nothing else.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Consumer Electronics
Expert:  Michael replied 1 year ago.

Hi, Im sorry to hear that.

How old is your Boom Box?

Also please dont put in a cassette but set it tape, and close the door. Press play and let me know if the capstan turns on its own?

Thank you

Tech Michael