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Rewind/fast forward not working right

Will not rewind to the start of a tape, but it will rewind if tape is playing

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Rewinding while playing (usually it's called "review") is different from regular fast rewind. The machine drives the tape differently. This is usually done with a gear, but older machines used rubber belts or drive wheels. As the rubber wears out they slip against the parts they are supposed to drive and the tape doesn't move. If I remember correctly most Emersons had one rubber wheel called an idler that caused this trouble.

If you'd like to try repairing the machine yourself, try a Google search for your particular model and "won't rewind". There are a number of parts sites and forums that may have detailed information about what needs to be replaced and where on your model.

If you don't feel up to doing this yourself, you might want to consider replacing the machine rather than paying for repair. At today's labor rates - assuming you can find a shop that even still takes VCRs for repair - a new combo VCR/DVD machine might be only a few dollars more than the cost of repairing your current VCR.

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