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Panasonic VHS Won't eject Tape

My Panasonic VHS won't eject the tape that's in it. I press the eject button, and it goes into the eject position (where the tape goes to the top). It stays there for a few seconds, and then the machine completely turns off. The tape still plays, I just can't get it out, or get it to stop turning off when I try to take it out.

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  • bunnyhoudini May 21, 2009

    where is the cassette release??

  • bunnyhoudini May 21, 2009

    I got the tape out. Only now, I cannot get any tape in, or make the eject mechanism work.

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Unplug then remove the top cover press down on the cassette release and remove the tape then rewind the part of the tape still sticking out by hand push in the button on the side of the cassette to open the cassette cover

Posted on May 21, 2009

  • Jim Goldsmith
    Jim Goldsmith May 21, 2009

    the cassette release is a sliding bar on the front (nearest the tapehead push it forward and, the tape will raise up and, out

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