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Vcr has a tape jammed in it

A vcr tape is jammed in the player. The tape doesn't play, however, the motor keeps trying to play it. You can hear the winding sound even when you are watching the tv. The eject will not work. When you go off tv the ony thing that shows is the dvd. If you hold the eject button in it keeps saying there's no tape in, but there is and it's spinning.

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Open it and remove

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