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Jammed cassette tape in car stereo

I have a 1996 ford F-150 and I put a cassette tape in for a road trip, now it won't eject.Is there a manual eject switch inside the deck somewhere?

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Your cassette seems to be jammed, try removing the player open it which should reveal the trapped cassette then try to carefully remove the tape as it may have got stuck around the capstans(rubber bits) sometimes when tapes haveen't been played for a long time they tend to become loose, try to ensure that the tape is tight by using a pencil inserted into the spool and turn it until the tape tightens please take care not to over tighten. good luk

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