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Symphonic VHS/DVD After inserting the tape and pressing play the tape is ejected. When you try to remove the tape it gets jammed . When you go to pull it out, the tape is stuck and it pulls the tape out of the cassette. Is there an easy fix to this problem?

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  • daycare1st Jan 16, 2009

    I also have a Symphonic TV/VCR (SSC139) with a tape stuck inside.
    The TV comes on for a few seconds and then turns off. 

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Unplug the TVCR, take the cover off, find the motor (probably on the right side of the mechanism) and turn its shaft with your fingers until you have run the tape back out. Now plug it back in and try it again with a scarificial tape. If it continues to fail, replace all the rubber belts in the mechanism.
Hope ya fix it!

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