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Technics BD-SL22 Turntable 'scapes' as it rotates. How do I fix this?

The unit has not been used for some time. Replaced the drive belt and when I started to play a record, the table would scrape somewhere. It worked fine the last time I used it, many years ago.

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SOURCE: all my vinyl sounds warped on turntable

Most common problem is the belt getting soft, especially if it has sat for a long time. It will get a weak spot where it sat on the drive pulley and every time the turntable goes around and hits that weak spot it will slow down a little making it sound like a warped album.

The belts are usually very easy to replace. Usually just lift off the turntable or there might be a small clip on the center pin, then it lifts off. Replacement belts can be ordered from several places, as shown in this search... http://www.google.com/search?&q=SL-B200+Technics+turntable+belt

Posted on Feb 17, 2008

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SOURCE: Technics SL-23 belt driven turntable (NOT SL-1210 but I had to enter something)

Howdy Ivy:

An Adobe PDF format service manual for the Technics SL-23 turntable can be downloaded from

http://www.servicemanuals.net/

for about $16.

Good luck!
Paul H.

Posted on May 21, 2008

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SOURCE: Technics SL-B2 Frequency Generator Servo Automatic Turntable will not play

hello

You need a belt.. Lift up the record support..(platter) Underneath you will see a metal post.. Belt goes around that and the bottom of the plate.(there is a rim) . If the belt is there, motor might be bad..

Posted on Nov 09, 2008

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I have also had this problem with the same model turntable. I opened mine up and the problem seems to have been that the grease on the arm lift and cueing lever was gumming up the linkage between the two. (I suspect that my turntable hadn't been used in some time.) I managed to free up the parts by manually working the the arm lift (pressing it down) several times. I'm not sure that I needed to open up the chasis for this fix but it did help me to see what was going on. Good luck with yours.

Tim Orange

Posted on Jul 19, 2009

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SOURCE: Crosley CR66 turntable not turning, belt is fine - motor?

frozen motor maybe or blown interal fusesmaybe,try manualy spinig platter to try an maybe free it up

Posted on Aug 08, 2009

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Instructions on installation of your drive belt - this also applies to other brands as well - however this belt is only for the Technics models listed above:
  1. Remove the turntable platter off from the turntable
  2. Remove the old/damage belt
  3. Wrap the new belt underneath the turntable platter - you will see a small lip on the bottom of the platter. Wrap the belt around this lip.
  4. Put the platter back on the turntable
  5. The turntable platter will have small holes, rotate the platter until you see the motor, and the motor shaft.
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Nope, very simple...

1) Remove the platter - just lift up
2) Underneath the platter, you'll see a small lip section
3) Wrap the belt around this lip
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5) Rotate platter until you see the motor shaft through the holes on the platter - a brass round looking piece
6) Pinch the belt around the motor shaft.
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Howdy Ivy:

An Adobe PDF format service manual for the Technics SL-23 turntable can be downloaded from

http://www.servicemanuals.net/

for about $16.

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Most common problem is the belt getting soft, especially if it has sat for a long time. It will get a weak spot where it sat on the drive pulley and every time the turntable goes around and hits that weak spot it will slow down a little making it sound like a warped album.

The belts are usually very easy to replace. Usually just lift off the turntable or there might be a small clip on the center pin, then it lifts off. Replacement belts can be ordered from several places, as shown in this search... http://www.google.com/search?&q=SL-B200+Technics+turntable+belt

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