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Tape Ejects Immediately

As soon as I insert a tape, it starts checking its ID then ejects it immediately without playing (no matter what the tape). Any clues as to what I should check? There's nothing obviously broken or obstructing in the mechanism.

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Re: Tape Ejects Immediately

There are normally 2 causes. One is some obstruction in the tape path. Please open the cover of the VCR and shake and see for foriegn objects. Nothing??? Then there is one more possibility - Belts are loose.. Check the Tape Loading motor belt.Is it slack? This can happen over time.Change the belt.

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