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VCR powers off when inserting a VHS tape. Turning power back on ejects the tape.

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    i enter tape plays for 1 min shuts down when i turn it on the tape ejects saying eject r







































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Seems to be a common problem with VCRs. I've seen this so many times. The greased joints and moving parts inside get dry and dusty which sends the sensors into a never ending loop. you could try hoovering out the inside of the unit and applying some new grease to the moving parts.

To be honest its probably easier to just buy a new one but that depends on how technical you feel about having a go at fixing it yourself

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