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Old 01-07-2010, 05:20 PM
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Question Stereo issue: Cassette system jammed...

The stereo in my 1500 is convinced that there is a tape in it. I have tried _gently_ levering the casette tray while pressing the eject button, to no avail. I also tried inserting a tape to see if it was just confused, but the tape won't go in.

Anyone know if there's a quick fix or common failure point where I can start, or am i at the "tear it down and see what's not moving right" phase?

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Did you try it with the power on or off? You might want to try it with the power off too see if you can lift the cage where the tape goes into. Sometimes they get stuck in the down position. But if there's no tape in there, it's weird that it would be stuck down. You're going to need a long and thin metal instrument to get in there and pry it up slowly.

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People still use cassettes??
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Screw it...........If it dont want to work the way you want it....... Take Lamateo"s advice and up grade it. CDS are a much cleaner sound then cassettes anyway. Do they still sell them??????????? I know man I got a ton of them here as well. Just cant say no>>>parting with them. At least you said cassette not 8tract
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Hey now!! Nothing wrong with 8 tracks!! LOL!
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My first car had an 8 track. It was a 68 Mustang. Need I say more?
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I don't think they sell tapes anymore. Maybe at flea markets.
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Might be time to grab a stock CD player cheap from somebody who upgraded to aftermarket.
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