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Picture is snowy and isn't clear

Sound is great. Tried a head cleaner. Eats tapes once in a while now to.

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If you are using the RF out to connect to the VCR to your TV, perhaps the connecting Cable is faulty? And if you are connecting the VCR using the Audio Out / Video Out Cables, try replacing only the Video Out cable. In 95% of the cases, it is only the connecting cables which go faulty. If the above solution does not solve the problem, then we consider options. How old is the machine? if it is more than 5-6 years old, you need to get a service done. For chewing of tapes, 99% of the time it is a bad Pinch Roller(it is big (approx. 1 inch high. on the right side of the mechanism assy.)replace, and your chewing problem will go away.

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