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Old 3rd January 2011, 07:18 PM   #1
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Default Pioneer PL-570 TT won't play

I have a Pioneer PL-570 TT that is about 20 years old. I have just connected it after it sat in my closet for a couple of years. When I hit play the arm lefts up and the turntable starts turning. The arm moves over and lowers on the record. Within a second the arm lefts back up moves over to the post it sits on and the turntable stops. This also happens if I move it over manually. Once it is on the vinyl the arm lefts up and goes back to it's post. When I move it manually I feel a click and the arm will move back, I don't have to set it on the record for it to move back. Does anybody have any idea what I'm trying to describe or have any suggestions? Thank you
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Old 4th January 2011, 06:48 AM   #2
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Hi,
It's hard to say what is going on with the auto mechanism or probably
the control circuits ,maybe something came loose.

Try the http://www.vinylengine.com/

Register yourself and see if there is the same Pioneer model or similiar one
to download a service manual.Or ask a question in that forum.

Good luck.

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Old 4th January 2011, 01:10 PM   #3
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Hi Singa, thank you so much for your help and advice.
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