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Can't insert tape into deck

After removing a tape which wouldn't completely eject (it went only to the point of being flush with the exit hole, with the right side slightly protruding ... I needed to pull a bit to get it out), I can no longer feed new tapes into my S-VHS deck. The tape goes in until it protrudes only about a half inch, but the motor never takes over to pull the cassette in. Everything was working fine tape after tape until I dealt with that faulty tape (I knew it was faulty because it usually refused to load completely, ejecting itself instead; however, it eventually loaded, played OK, but then had the ejection problem mentioned above). I've removed the cover from the deck but don't see anything obviously amiss (no loose or obviously snapped parts). Thanks for any help.

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Re: Can't insert tape into deck

Remove the cover again and move the tape carriage all the way towards the front (the carriage is not fully in the locked position). Once that is done you should be able to load a cassette again.

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