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Why does my canon Gl2 reject my tape and pulls the film out of the tape itself while Removing it? Why does it do this even with new tapes?

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On some gl2s there are two gears inside the chassis that are defective it is the idler and drive assembly gear. You can tell if they are the defective ones by opening the cassette cover and look at the middle of the main chassis between the video heads. you will see a flat gear in the middle it should be white. If it is a black gear then it is definitly defective. In the middle of the gear there is a metal plate and it should have a blue dot on it. If it does not then it is no good and the two gears need to be replaced. It is a problem on dmc2 chassis's.

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