Introduction

Before the introduction of MP3 players, people bought their own music. Sony Walkman WM-4 is a second generation cassette player, which was highly popular during this time. This guide tells you how to open a Sony Walkman WM-4.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Sony Walkman WM-4, use our service manual.

  1. Flip the Sony Walkman so that its rear side faces you.
    • Flip the Sony Walkman so that its rear side faces you.

    • Use a screwdriver to remove the two screws from the surface of the Walkman.

    • Both the screws are highlighted in red in the image.

    • Press the battery plate slightly with your thumb and slide it downwards. This will open the battery compartment.

    • The battery compartment is highlighted in blue in the image.

    • Remove the batteries from the Walkman.

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  2. Turn over your Walkman and gently press the cover to open the cassette holder.
    • Turn over your Walkman and gently press the cover to open the cassette holder.

    • When the cassette holder is opened, you can see two more screws.

    • The two screws are highlighted in red in the image.

    • Using a screwdriver, remove the two screws.

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    • Use a plastic opening tool or a spudger to push the tabs. This will remove the cover and open the Walkman.

    • The tabs are highlighted in blue in the image.

    • Once the Walkman is opened, you can troubleshoot for any issues, remove the old wires and attach new ones, or even reassemble the Walkman.

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lenzo

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Drive belt trashed any ideas where to get one?

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