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VCR will not turn on.

VCR was working OK, but now it will not turn on. It was hooked to the TV thru a DVD player and a Cable box. The DVD player and the cable box are ok but the VCR will not come on. Philips Magnavox VCR Plus model # VRA671AT21

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Remove top cover of the VCR. Then look near the back where the plug-in and power supply is. There should be a little glass fuse. You should keep that fuse and take it to the store and replace it with same exact one. If your VCR can be self-repaired, than this is the only thing you can try.

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