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My Sony VCR SLV440 will not eject the tape cassette. I have removed the cover and have freed the tape but the mechanism will not release the carriage and eject the cassette. Is there a manual release?

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Did you rwd or ffwd without play ? Sony VCRs have this odd problem that the capstan roller gets stuck when you do that. Wait until it cools down and try again. Only rwd or ffwd with play on.

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No, I still haven't had any success with a fix yet.

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