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Vcr tape does not complete loading cycle-stops about 2/3 complete

Tried removing cover to see if anything was jammed. found I could complete load cycle by assisting the carriage by applying some pressure with my fingers.

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Your load motor belt is worn or your load gear lubricant had hardened and needs to be cleaned and relubricated.
I had the same problem with my Emerson VCR.

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