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EWC1304 VHS tape shuts off entire system

I am having a problem with the above mentioned TV/VCR combo shutting off when I insert a tape. There isn't anything obviously damaged in the cassette carriage. The tape loads a little unleveled. The TV works fine for days on end with out any problems, so I don?t think it is a power supply problem. I do however think it may be a jam in the tape playing mechanism. I hear the tape try and feed to the heads then the power goes off. I have to push the power button and the system comes right back on, lending to the thought that the power supply isn?t the problem. Any ideas?

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Re: EWC1304 VHS tape shuts off entire system

You probably have a bad or dirty mode select switch. Another possibility would be a gear out of time if a tape was forced in too quickly.

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