Introduction

In this guide, you will learn how to replace the cassette holder spring on this device. This is a small strip of copper that causes the cassette door to spring open when the 'eject' button is pressed. If it becomes bent, broken, or pushed out of position, it will prevent your cassette door from opening or playing cassettes.

Image 1/3: Remove both screws from the battery compartment Image 2/3: Remove the back of the device Image 3/3: [All screws in the body of this device are the same size]
  • Remove the three screws from the back of the device body

  • Remove both screws from the battery compartment

  • Remove the back of the device

  • [All screws in the body of this device are the same size]

  • [Be cautious when pulling apart device as both sides are connected by a cord that could be damaged if care is not taken]

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Image 1/3: If broken, remove the screw that holds the spring Image 2/3: Remove the spring from the device Image 3/3: Remove the spring from the device
  • Make sure the brass colored spring by the cassette door is in the correct position

  • If broken, remove the screw that holds the spring

  • Remove the spring from the device

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Image 1/2: Insert screw back into position, ensuring that it holds the spring Image 2/2: If spring is loose, tighten the screw
  • Replace the old spring with the new spring, making sure that it is installed in the correct position

  • Insert screw back into position, ensuring that it holds the spring

  • If spring is loose, tighten the screw

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Conclusion

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

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