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Vhs won't work

Vhs will play for 6 seconds and then turns off. I've tried cleaning it with a vhs tape cleaner and doesn't do any good.

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Re: vhs won't work

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this shows that your tape needs to be cleaned we have vhs cleaner a liwuid type and dry type just play this and it will clean your tape head. the tape is stock up inside due to dirty tape head. does this answers your problem?

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On some of the DVD/VCR combo units, the VCR output is only available through the RF jack (channel 3), standard video1.gif (yellow) RCA jack and S-VIDEO jack. If you are using the Component jacks, the DVD side will work but the VCR will not. This is because the quality of video recorded on VHS tapes is so much lower than component quality video.
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