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Magnavox TV/VCR COMBO

Unit is currently stuck in VCR mode and we are unable to use the tv simply to watch tv...there does not seem to be any tv/vcr switch either on the television itself nor on the remote control. We have never had this problem before. Whenever we used the VCR in the past, regular tv programming resumed whenever the tape was either ejected or stopped to use fast forward or rewind options.

Any suggestions for a fix? I have already received the suggestion to never again buy this type of item...this advice does not ameliorate current situation.

Thank you!

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Im thinking that maybe you a have a timer recording set. The whole unit wont function at all if you turn it on via power button (remote or unit). There should be a button at the top of the remote called 'timer set' pressing this will disable that mode and allow complete use of everything. but make sure u press timer set again when powering down, otherwise simply turning off the machine will leave the timer recording disabled.

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