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Loading problem I have two units that have gone out of sync. The loading mechanism is not sync'ed right and they don't load. I am wondering if anyone has a gear timing layout? I realize I might have a mode switch problem but I can't tell until I have the gears lined up right. Thanks. Don

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  • Don Harris Mar 26, 2007

    I sure thatnk you for the response. Unfortunately I know it is a timing issue because the owner got it to me and the tape loading mech. had jammed the tape in the unit and they (the owners) had already taken the top off, and tried to remove the tape. They had removed the loading mech already and moved things around. I've been trying to line up holes and tick marks to no avail yet. I might have a lead on a working unit that I can use as a guide. I'll try to post my findings. Thanks anyway.

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To check if you have a machanical problem or not. take the vcr cover off. put a dummy tape in and manually put the tape in by pushing the loading motor by hand till you get the tape guides all the way in. now plug it in and see what happens. if the tape playes or comes back and eject, then you do not have a machanical problem. but if hear noise or it does not come back, then you have to mess with the timming layout. if you have that problem, then locate the timing drum and then try to match the holes on that drum with the holes around the other drum. sorry to say, it is a hard thing to do even with a layout in front of you. but hope you will not have that problem

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