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Panasonic AG-1980 Wont load cassette

I have two AG-1980's. When I insert the video cassette, the tape threads, but unloads and ejects the cartridge right away. I have tried several different cassette's all do the same thing. I hate to have to give these to the e-waste service. Thanks for your help.

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Probably caused by the mechanism being mis-timed. re-timing isn't difficult, but a service manual is absolutely necessary.

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