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VCR won't rewind

My Sansui VCR is great until recently when it won't rewind a VHS tape. It would start and go about 2 seconds (slowly) and then it would stop and either "play" automatically or start recording, both of which I did not ask it to do.  Occasionally, if I keep pressing the rewind button, it will finally get it into the rewind mode but that happens once in a blue moon.


Anyone got any ideas on how to fix this?

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Re: VCR won't rewind

Soution #1 get nice but cheep VHS " rewind " macine.
2nd. Some machines have a special rubber wheel in the center,between the left [ take up or rewind ] & right [ play\record ] assemble. VERY diffiult to repair if u don't know what u are doing.
3rd. Find & REplace EVERY rubber band that u find in the machine.

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