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Old 07-07-2018, 01:54 PM   #1
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Default '93 245 OEM Radio Repair?

The AM/FM works bur my tape deck doesn't. I have a bunch of old school tapes I want to listen to. Does anyone fix these anymore? And NO, I don't want to upgrade it.
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Old 07-07-2018, 02:22 PM   #2
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Usually there is a small belt in the drive mechanism that goes bad. Lube up the transport. Other than that there isn't much worth repair. I think you can find another one. I'd give you mine but it's long gone.
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Old 07-10-2018, 04:57 AM   #3
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The TD-613s are pretty easy to service but the Achilles heels on these units are the gears in the cassette mechanism. I would verify they aren’t missing any teeth before ordering a new belt.
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Old 07-11-2018, 06:40 PM   #4
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I had Radio Repair Man rebuild an old cassette deck in one of my E30s. You can take a chance on another deck or do it right by having your rebuilt. Correct, the cassette belts usually dry rot and fail. The rebuild will include everything that needs fixing from re-soldiering joints, new transistors, etc... I think I was quoted $250.00 to have my factory Volvo radio rebuilt, and although much more expensive, depending on what you need, than aftermarket, for me it was worth it to maintain originality. I don't need, Aux, WiFi, Bluetooth, etc...

https://www.radiomanrepair.com/#Volvo Systems
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