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The colour has gone

The colour on my dvd/vcr has gone and there's no picture when i play a video can someone help please...

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    Dana Newcombe May 11, 2010

    Do the DVD's play alright, color and image etc.?

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You may have to clean the record/playback head. Firs remove the top casing and watch as the casette loads,making sure that it wraps the tape at least 1/3 of the diameter,this is of course not a precise measure but it will be close enough. If that's all well then you've got to clean the head. You can pick up the cleaning tool at your nearest electronics store(Radio Shack) and you'll need a small amount of denatured alcohol. While turning the head gently with one finger aplly a small amount of pressure with the dampened tool. Make several rotations. More importantly, after this, clean the three or four tiny slots at the base of the head(these actually do all the work. You can clean them buy rubbing back and forth with an old toothbrush soaked in denatured alcohol. Then spin the head while blowing through a straw to dry the unit, otherwise it will eat your first tape. Leave the top off and turn the unit on and off a couple times to do the final dry on the head then put in a tape and try it. Thanks Dana.

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