Introduction

If your Walkman is working but you cannot play cassettes, you may need to replace the band that connects the film revolvers. This guide shows you how to do so.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove any batteries or cassettes from the Walkman.
  • Remove any batteries or cassettes from the Walkman.

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Using a spudger, separate the back cover from the front. Remove the back cover evenly on all sides. The best method is to insert the spudger and gently twist it slightly to separate the two parts, slowly working your way around the entire outer shell. Remove the back cover evenly on all sides. The best method is to insert the spudger and gently twist it slightly to separate the two parts, slowly working your way around the entire outer shell.
  • Using a spudger, separate the back cover from the front.

  • Remove the back cover evenly on all sides. The best method is to insert the spudger and gently twist it slightly to separate the two parts, slowly working your way around the entire outer shell.

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Replace the band, ensuring that it wraps around both large plastic revolvers and the small metal one.
  • Replace the band, ensuring that it wraps around both large plastic revolvers and the small metal one.

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Conclusion

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

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Wilson Riforgiat

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"How to replace the band":

Step 1: Open it.

Step 2: Replace the band.

Really? That's it?! Not very useful.

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I need to know the belt track. I'm thinking there is a particular path the belt must follow. Do you know it? Your photo shows no belt (band).

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