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The cassette door is stuck between up and down, and I have a message that flashes C32:21. My tape is in the cassette door and it will not open Thank you, bob a lou

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  • Anonymous Nov 19, 2007

    Sony Handycam DCR-TRV250 digital-8
    The tape door is stuck

  • eeli Mar 19, 2008

    Cassette housing won't pop up after button pushed. It is stuck but I hear the sound that precedes the upward movement. Nothing happens and it beeps 9 times.

  • Anonymous Apr 25, 2008

    i have same problem

  • Anonymous May 13, 2009

    The cassete door is stuck and won't open. Ihear the motor trying to lift it up. It also will not play the tape. I get a "flashing" (messege)

  • 11DUDE May 11, 2010

    Nahh doesn't work...

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Try unpugging it

Posted on Jan 24, 2008

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I had a similar problem after a tape that I put in it broke while playing. With the cassette carriage in the up position (but not fully open), I did the following:

  1. Remove carriage door (two screws).
  2. Carefully pull lose (broken) tape out of the player mechanism.
  3. Remove power cord.
  4. Remove battery.
  5. Reconnect power. The cassette carriage then lowered back into the unit.
  6. Press the eject button. The cassette then rose and fully ejected.

Posted on May 10, 2010

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