Introduction

This guide will disassemble the device the most concise way possible to allow you to replace the Tape Player Cover.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • Using a philips screwdriver, remove these eight 9.5 mm screws on the left and right sides of the device and place aside.

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  • Remove these five 11.5 mm screws and place aside.

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  • Lift the right side off of the device and place aside. Repeat for left side.

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Image 1/1: Allow the top to rest on the back without reattaching it.
  • Lift the top of the device gently but firmly from the back part until fully detached.

  • Allow the top to rest on the back without reattaching it.

  • CAUTION: Do not lift the top too far as there are wires attached to it.

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  • Lift up on the tabs indicated to disengage them from the hooks holding them in place.

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Image 1/1: '''CAUTION:''' Do not lift the top too high as there are cords that need to be detached before the top can be removed.
  • Lift the top up while firmly sliding it towards the back of the device.

  • CAUTION: Do not lift the top too high as there are cords that need to be detached before the top can be removed.

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Image 1/2: Remove the small black wire indicated. Grip the wire near its base and pull gently but firmly until it pops out of the slot. Image 2/2: Remove the small black wire indicated. Grip the wire near its base and pull gently but firmly until it pops out of the slot.
  • The second picture shows a close up of the region indicated in the first picture.

  • Remove the small black wire indicated. Grip the wire near its base and pull gently but firmly until it pops out of the slot.

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Image 1/3: Using fingers or tweezers, lift the indicated tabs out until the cord's restraint looks like the final picture. Image 2/3: Gently pull on the cord near it's base until it comes free of the restraint. Image 3/3: Gently pull on the cord near it's base until it comes free of the restraint.
  • This step deals with the indicated area of the device.

  • Using fingers or tweezers, lift the indicated tabs out until the cord's restraint looks like the final picture.

  • Gently pull on the cord near it's base until it comes free of the restraint.

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Image 1/3: Lift the indicated tabs out until the restraint looks like the final picture. Image 2/3: Gently pull on the cord until it comes free of the attachment. Image 3/3: The top section of the device should now be free of the body.
  • This step deals with the indicated area of the device.

  • Lift the indicated tabs out until the restraint looks like the final picture.

  • Gently pull on the cord until it comes free of the attachment.

  • The top section of the device should now be free of the body.

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  • Remove the four indicated 12.1 mm screws and place aside.

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Image 1/3: Using fingers or tweezers, pull the indicated latch to the right to disconnect the tape player unit from the top of the device. Image 2/3: While holding the latch to the right, lift the unit up from the plastic. Image 3/3: '''CAUTION:''' When the latch is disengaged, the tape cover may push out and force the rest of the apparatus to pop up. This is normal, but be careful that the tape cover does not pop out too quickly.
  • This step deals with the indicated area.

  • Using fingers or tweezers, pull the indicated latch to the right to disconnect the tape player unit from the top of the device.

  • While holding the latch to the right, lift the unit up from the plastic.

  • CAUTION: When the latch is disengaged, the tape cover may push out and force the rest of the apparatus to pop up. This is normal, but be careful that the tape cover does not pop out too quickly.

  • NOTE: When placing this unit back on the device, you don't need to follow this step, you can simply push the unit into position and the latch will automatically snap into position.

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Image 1/3: Note the position of the tabs in these pictures. Once the casing has slid forward, it should come loose. Place it aside. Image 2/3: Note the position of the tabs in these pictures. Once the casing has slid forward, it should come loose. Place it aside. Image 3/3: Note the position of the tabs in these pictures. Once the casing has slid forward, it should come loose. Place it aside.
  • Use thumbs to push the casing forward as indicated.

  • Note the position of the tabs in these pictures. Once the casing has slid forward, it should come loose. Place it aside.

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Image 1/3: Pull back on the indicated peg while pulling forward on the tab until the peg comes out of its hole. Image 2/3: Lift the peg up and allow to rest on top, as indicated. Image 3/3: Note: This step requires some force.
  • This step deals with the indicated area.

  • Pull back on the indicated peg while pulling forward on the tab until the peg comes out of its hole.

  • Lift the peg up and allow to rest on top, as indicated.

  • Note: This step requires some force.

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Image 1/3: Pull back on the indicated peg while pulling forward on the tab. Image 2/3: Once the peg is loose of its hole, lift upward until it is clear of the tab. Image 3/3: Note: This step will also take some force.
  • This step deals with the indicated area.

  • Pull back on the indicated peg while pulling forward on the tab.

  • Once the peg is loose of its hole, lift upward until it is clear of the tab.

  • Note: This step will also take some force.

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Image 1/3: If at first the cover does not come free, jiggle it around until it does. Do not force it out. Image 2/3: Note the position of the indicated spring and gear, then remove and place on your new tape player cover. Image 3/3: Note the position of the indicated spring and gear, then remove and place on your new tape player cover.
  • Lift the cover up and out from the inside of the top section.

  • If at first the cover does not come free, jiggle it around until it does. Do not force it out.

  • Note the position of the indicated spring and gear, then remove and place on your new tape player cover.

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Conclusion

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

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