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When I pressed the ON/OFF BUTTON on my JVC VCR it fell backward

The machine still works but I can't turn it on or off from the front. Any answers?

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  • jason May 11, 2010

    is the on/off button the only button that don't work ?

    and does the remote control , control the vcr ?

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Sounds like the switch itself is worn out, the switch in most vcrs are cheap. dont know if youd be able to find a replacement seeing the technology is old but wortth a shot.
hope this helps
ryan

Posted on Feb 19, 2009

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