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Tape keeps getting ejected

We have an RCA VR639HF and are having problems with the machine ejecting the tape as soon as you put it in. Sometimes it would work fine for a while, then when you go to play or rewind it ejects the tape. On occasion, it would work after pushing the tape in at least a half dozen times. Now it seems to eject the tape as soon as you put it in.

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  • efoisy Feb 14, 2009

    Thank you for your suggesting regarding replacing the rubber parts. We opened up the VCR and found that a spring had broken. Since the unit is 10 years old, we feel it is not worth spending the money on. Again, thanks for your help.

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This unit requires the rubber parts to be replaced. The loading sequence is not completing properly. The VCR will eject the tape when the sequence fails as a safety measure to prevent damage to either the VCR or the tape.

Parts cost for this should not be more than $10.

Dan

Posted on Feb 06, 2009

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