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Old 03-10-2008, 02:12 AM   #1
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I am attempting to use a Sony Cassette Adapter to play music from my LG Fusic cell phone in my 2005 Bonneville GXP. But, as soon as I pop the cassette in the player - the cassette mechanism starts to 'play' for about 2 seconds - then it reverses itself and 'plays' for 2 seconds again - and then it pops the cassette adapter out and the display on the head unit reads 'Broken Tape'. The head unit must actually have something that is looking for tape to be moving through it. Any input on how to get around this would be appreciated. The cassette player plays cassettes just fine and this setup works fine in other vehicles I have.

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I know my 97'* owners manual mentions something about using those tape adapters, and having to do something special to make them work right, perhaps yours has something similar?
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If you spin one of the little wheel thingies in the tape, does the other turn as well? It might be stuck. Open the tape adapter, gut the gears and such, and put a rubber band on the two wheel thingies. That should let your head unit play this properly.
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