I have had this happen and our technician at the time found it to be a
broken cog similar to this -
Made a helluva racket when broken but once replaced good as new.
On Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 4:03 AM, Jeff Willens <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> This is a new one on me --
> Tascam Mk3: I put a tape into Play. Very loud clicking happens, all 3 LEDs
> start flashing (Play, Pause, Record), sometimes it will either stop playing
> or play really fast. FF and REW are fine.
> Would this be a logic or mechanical issue? Or both?