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Power shut off

TV/VCR turns on but about 10-15 seconds after it turns on it shuts off. everything looks to be fine on the component board. When i took it apart there was a belt broken so i put a new one on and after that the tv turns off after it has been on for 10-15 seconds.

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  • toddahhhh Aug 29, 2008

    I have a symphonic TV/VCR combo, it has been stripped and modded into a dart machine, I had to ditch the vcr portion to make it fit. The unit powers up and works, but goes straight to trying to eject the tape, 10-15 seconds and it shuts down. I figure it is looking for the non-existent VCR, is there a way to jump out either the vcr plug or something on the board to make it not look for the vcr or to tell there is'nt one?



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The set is still sensin a problem thats why it shuts off, in this units the problem is in the vcr section,check the cassette assambly sometimes is jammed and it will not load or one side of the cassette tray is pushed in too far or misaligned.It will continuo to shutdown until the problem is corrected.Be careful when working on it.

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