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Q: How to Fix an 8 track player ( Answered 4 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: How to Fix an 8 track player
Category: Arts and Entertainment > Music
Asked by: kel88888-ga
List Price: $4.50
Posted: 04 Aug 2002 09:32 PDT
Expires: 03 Sep 2002 09:32 PDT
Question ID: 50469
I have a Weltron 2001 model 8 track player.  The radio and reception
are great, but the 8 track does not work.  The "track changing" light
changes through the cycle of 1 through 4 when you push the track
button, but there does not appear to be any movement of the tape.  I'm
trying to find out how to best fix a player, and am looking for direct
information about this player or am willing to reference how to fix
another player.  I am iterested in a web site which provides info on
how to fix which might include photographs of the "innards" of an 8
track system. I am not interested in how to fix the tapes or tape
cartridges. The more that the instruction is "step by step", the
better.  I do not expect you to give me the instructions (although
that would be okay), but good reference web sites would fulfill the
requirement of payment.
Subject: Re: How to Fix an 8 track player
Answered By: nvwriter-ga on 04 Aug 2002 10:10 PDT
Rated:4 out of 5 stars
Thank you for this great question, it brought back loads of 8-track
memories! I've found some information to help you troubleshoot your
player, and also some information on how the heads work.

8-track Heaven
How does your player not work? A list of problems, and possible

8-track Heaven
How the tapes and players work, including information on the heads,
and how they move.

This is a great reference, with an entire 8-track repair manual
online, including photos of the 'innards.'

8-track Shack
If you can't fix it yourself, here's someone who can help.

Keep on Trackin'
If you need a new belt, here are some locations where you can buy

Weltron 2001
Here's an interesting article about your model, including a shot of
the electronics out of the case.

I could not find a manual for your specific model, but these resources
should help you troubleshoot it, and get it working again. If I can
clarify my answer for you before you rate it please let me know! Thank
you, and good luck with your player.

Clarification of Answer by nvwriter-ga on 04 Aug 2002 10:11 PDT
Sorry, I forgot the search strategy I used:

"8 track player" +repair

"Weltron 2001"
kel88888-ga rated this answer:4 out of 5 stars
Great answer!Thanks for your help.  We'll see how it goes.

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