Toyota Corolla (E120) 2002–2008 Repair Manual / Diagnostics / Audio system / Tape is tangled due to incorrect tape speed or auto–reverse malfunction

Toyota Corolla (E120): Tape is tangled due to incorrect tape speed or auto–reverse malfunction

Inspection procedure

1 Check for any foreign object

  1. Check for any foreign object.
  1. Check that no foreign material and troubles are detected in the radio receiver assembly cassette tape player.

    Standard: no foreign material and trouble detected.

2 Replace cassette tape with another and recheck(below 90 min.)

2 Replace cassette tape with another and recheck(below 90 min.)

  1. Replace the cassette tape with another and recheck.
  1.  Replace the faulty cassette tape with the normal one (90 min. Or less) to see if the same trouble occurs again.

    Standard: malfunction disappear.

3 Clean head and check operation

3 Clean head and check operation

  1. Head cleaning
  1.  raise the cassette door with your finger. Next, using a pencil or similar object, push in the guide.
  2.  Using a cleaning pen or cotton applicator soaked in cleaner, clean the head surface, pinch rollers and capstans.
  3.  Check that the same trouble occurs again.

Check and replace radio receiver assy

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