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VHS will not stay engaged with cassette

My VCR was in an extra room unused and not plugged into an electrical outlet for about 1 year. I went to use the machine again and when I plugged it in and put in a video tape it would engage the tape and run it about 5 seconds and then stop and eject the tape. It does this over and over and I have used various tapes with the same results. I pulled the cover but could see no obvious problem with anything. Help!

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  • kardon71 Jun 17, 2009

    I understand the cleaning part but how do I check the motor?

  • kardon71 Jun 23, 2009

    I borrowed a volt meter but am not really understanding quite how to use it. I have cleaned everything inside that I could. Please advise

  • kardon71 Jun 24, 2009

    Thanks very much for your prompt replies to my questions. Your help is much appreciated.

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This machine is telling you it needs cleaning or the sensor that pulls the tape to the drum is bad and needs to be changed out. But you had it sitting for a year would not rule out that cleaning is in order also it would not rule out the sensor i am talking about. I repaired VCR's for years and the sensor is telling it to eject as there is a jame or it is dirty.


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Hi there,


It seems like the motor problem, you need to check the motor.
also try some cleaning in this VCR by using a soft cotton cloth and thinner.

Good luck
thanks

Posted on Jun 14, 2009

  • Mukesh Kumar Jun 17, 2009

    Do you know how to use a multi-meter (volt-meter)?
    So i can assist you further.

    Thanks

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