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Eject error I get and eject ^ 2 error when I turn on the vcr. It has never had a tape in it. I have a dvd connected to the front ports. When I turn the unit it on, I receive this errror and then it shuts down.

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  • murial lin Apr 06, 2007

    this did not work. error is still there



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The vcr needs to be unplugged and left for about a day to reset itself.then plugged in back this will adjust the error.

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