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My Video casset palyer is Panasonic NV-MV20 VHS VCR

It happened suddely when a friend tried to insert the video cassettee. I don't actualy know what he touched or tried to push the cassettee hard. Anyway the VHS started not to accept the cassettee. Even when inserted hardly it stops and the videa display turns to F04. When I press the power button it removes the cassettee out and the viseo desplay turns okay. Then after few seconds it changes to F04 in the display screen. So please give me your best advise as i don't want to take it to a repair shop as i don't trust them. I wait your respons soon. Best regards, Solomon Marketing Manager Explore Eritrea T.A. e.mail: Asmara-Eritrea

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Dear sirs

A problem became to my Panasonic VCR NV HD 645 . A tape has stuck inside and i can't get it out and a message iw shown on the desk and says ''F04''. Could you please give me an advise?
Thank you for the direct answer.


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I am very happy for your suggestion. i would like to open it by my self and try to fix it. could you send me the picture or a diagram of the loading cage grears which could be messed up. thanks solomon

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Looks like the Loading cage gears Timing has got messed up. If you are worried about taking it to a Repair Shop, take it to the company service centre.

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