Question about Sony SLV-940HF VCR
Tapes keep getting stuck. All commands are blocked and the it dispalay L H 22 M 11 S. mihai
Is it having trouble either loading or ejecting the tape? If so, then something is probably awry in that mechanism. Take the top cover off and watch a load or eject operation. If tape isn't fully loaded, and tape threaded, then an error condition will result, as will be the case if it won't eject. Causes include a broken piece of the load mechanism (also called cassette carriage or carriage mechanism), broken or cracked gear. If the mechanism is gear driven, timing is critical, just being out of time one tooth will foul things up. There are often marks on the gears which must line up exactly in a particular mode as specified in manufacturer service literature. Most VCRs since the early '90s are disposeable, very prone to breakage, in contrast to early units which were made like tanks, costing $400 plus.
Posted on Aug 27, 2007
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
Here's a link to this great service
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
May 12, 2010 | Sony SLV-N51 VHS VCR
Mar 07, 2010 | Sony SLV-D100 DVD Player/VCR
Jan 12, 2010 | Sony SLV-660HF VHS VCR
Jan 18, 2018 | Sony SLV-N750 VHS/S-VHS playback VCR
Sep 06, 2009 | Sony SLV-SE730 VHS VCR
Aug 04, 2009 | Sony SLV-778HF VHS VCR
Mar 27, 2008 | Sony SLV-940HF VCR
Dec 04, 2007 | Sony SLV-D300P DVD Player/VCR
Oct 16, 2007 | Sony SLV-940HF VCR
324 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: