Introduction

This guide is going to show you an easy way to replace the turning band in you Crosley CR42. So you can enjoy your LP sooner rather than later.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

Image 1/1: If you believe the band may be broken or out of place, start by unplugging the record player.
  • Check troubleshooting wiki to make sure you aren't doing way more work than you have to!

  • If you believe the band may be broken or out of place, start by unplugging the record player.

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Image 1/2: Gently remove the turntable from the device by lifting it directly upward. Image 2/2: Gently remove the turntable from the device by lifting it directly upward.
  • Make sure the needle is in its resting position off to the side.

  • Gently remove the turntable from the device by lifting it directly upward.

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Image 1/1: Inspect your band for any tears, rips, or obvious signs of stretching.
  • Find the band, it may have fallen into the inside of the record player as you removed the turntable.

  • Inspect your band for any tears, rips, or obvious signs of stretching.

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Image 1/1: Locate the notch on the back side of the turntable.
  • Flip the turntable over.

  • Locate the notch on the back side of the turntable.

  • The notch will be on the outside edge of the turntable.

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Image 1/2: Loop the band around the notch, the band should be taut. Image 2/2: Loop the band around the notch, the band should be taut.
  • Wrap the band around the inner circle of the turntable and gently pull the band until you get to the notch.

  • Loop the band around the notch, the band should be taut.

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Image 1/2: Make sure to line up the band with the turning knob, to ensure the band is properly placed. Image 2/2: Make sure to line up the band with the turning knob, to ensure the band is properly placed.
  • Place the turntable back onto the device.

    • Make sure to line up the band with the turning knob, to ensure the band is properly placed.

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Image 1/1: Job well done!
  • After the turntable is back on the device, gently turn it clockwise until you hear a 'click.'

  • Job well done!

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Finish Line

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My CR42 has a plastic piece that will not let me simply pull the turntable off. I don't want to try to hard to break it, but I also don't know how to get it off to replace the band.

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