Introduction

This is a guide for replacing the cassette player on the left side of the unit.

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  • Remove the nine 35 mm Phillips screws securing the back cover of the case.

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Image 1/1: Soldered wires connect electronics on the back cover to the internal electronics. Be careful not to break any connections.
  • Carefully remove the back cover.

  • Soldered wires connect electronics on the back cover to the internal electronics. Be careful not to break any connections.

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Image 1/2: This is not necessarily required. This step is to allow the back cover more movement as you work on the inside of the unit. Image 2/2: This is not necessarily required. This step is to allow the back cover more movement as you work on the inside of the unit.
  • Unplug the black and yellow wires connecting the power supply unit to the rest of the electronics:

  • This is not necessarily required. This step is to allow the back cover more movement as you work on the inside of the unit.

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Image 1/1: Four 25 mm Phillips
  • Remove the following 6 screws:

    • Four 25 mm Phillips

    • Two 2.5 mm Flathead

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  • Remove the small steel plate on the right-hand side.

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Image 1/1: Detach the plate at the pneumatic cylinder and leave the plate attached to the torsional spring.
  • Move the brass plate with attached pneumatic cylinder on the left-hand side.

  • Detach the plate at the pneumatic cylinder and leave the plate attached to the torsional spring.

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Image 1/3: Gripping the cassette player from the back, lift upwards on the door to unclip it from the bar around which it rotates. This may take some effort. Image 2/3: Gripping the cassette player from the back, lift upwards on the door to unclip it from the bar around which it rotates. This may take some effort. Image 3/3: Gripping the cassette player from the back, lift upwards on the door to unclip it from the bar around which it rotates. This may take some effort.
  • Stand the unit up and press eject to open the door on the cassette player.

  • Gripping the cassette player from the back, lift upwards on the door to unclip it from the bar around which it rotates. This may take some effort.

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  • Remove the 5 mm Phillips screw holding the blue and yellow wires in place.

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  • Unsolder the red and white wires leading from the cassette player unit.

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  • Unplug the grey wire leading from the cassette player.

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  • Remove the cassette player.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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