Hi guys. I have a DCC 600 that is not playing tapes. It makes a winding sound in both Reverse and Forward and when you press play it tries side A then side B and stops but the tape does not move. I created a video. Is this the problem with the gear that breaks on these players?
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Did you check the belt? Otherwise it could be the gear.
Yes, the belt is nice and tight and I was able to turn watch it spin.
Maybe the tape is broken inside the shell?
No. It does that with all tapes.
I have had the same problem on my DCC300. It’s broken the plastic gear under the mechanism, it must be replaced. I have replace mine and now it works perfectly.
Ralf sent me a new gear and success! It was the gear!
Hi! I think I have exactly the same problem. I wanted to play a tape, but the tape was coming out of the cassette a little. The sound is rattling at first, but now it is exactly like in the video. So I guess no doubt anymore that my DCC 600 gear is broken too. I have electronics repair experience, but I’m a little afraid that I can’t get things together anymore when I replace the gear.