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reel to reel

hi . i have a 1969 akai x-150d reel to reel when trying to fast forward or rewind it starts ok then slows to a stop any ideas why would be a great help thanks

Re: reel to reel

I think there are some large green resistors than can open up, or the AC capacitors that start the motors could be open also. These parts are near the motors.

The capacitors need to be the same value. You may also have problems with some micro switches.