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Toshiba VHS/DVD combo. turn on power switch,the motor for VHS player running for few seconds,then stop..sometimes,can't switch from VHS mode to DVD mode,a mode switch problem or power fuse problem?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Hitachi DV-PF33U DVD Player / VCR Combo

It sounds like the sensor to tell the microcontroller that the tape is moving is not working. If that is so, the VCR would probably do the same thing in FF or Rewind. If you end up taking this unit into a repair shop, have them check the DVD's software version (it should be 1.250) If below that number, have them upgrade that as well. You can check the version yourself by pressing 1,2,3,4 and then "display" on the remote while the unit is on and no disc in DVD. After noting the version, just hit "power" on the remote to exit this mode.

Posted on Jan 01, 2007

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SOURCE: VHS player stops

VCR is set with blank tape..Bring up vcr control on TV with television set on Chanel #3, go to menu
Follows procedure for progamming date,time start,time finish,chanel and.speed and single recording.finally click on menu and turn vcr off. Vcr lights indicate set for taping,,.Does no start to tape at requested time and lights indication taping ready stays on ??????

Posted on Nov 07, 2007

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SOURCE: VHS tape plays for a few seconds and automatically ejects

My guess would be dirt on the rollers inside the VCR. They sesnse a jam and ejct. Try a VCR cleaner (with cleaning fluid) and see if that helps.

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

SOURCE: Panasonic DVD VHS combo DMR-EZ48V will not play region 1 dvd

This is happening because your DVD is NOT all region, you need to change the Code.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DVD_region_code -
www.dvdexploder.com/ -
www.dvdexploder.com/multihacks.htm
www.allformp3.com/dvd-copy.../dvd-region-code- free.htm -

www.dvd.reviewer.co.uk/info/multiregion/ -
Ok check those links out they will help you sort it.

Posted on Apr 01, 2010

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SOURCE: Panasonic DMR-ES30VS DVD Recorder / VCR Combo Troubleshooting


This is actually an easy fix what you do is you take off lid the VCR cleaning everything with a Q-tip and a little alcohol all the gears accept the head with the head you use a cloth 4 eyeglass wear that's for anti reflective lenses and a little alcohol this will not scratch your head on the VCR wipe out all dust and fuzz too around the vent in back.
Then next you take.and use white grease and grease everything that has a track area being careful not to touch heads . You even do that tracks on the side of the VCR the ones that go in to the machine
Then towards the front of machine you will see two round gears lift those up slightly and check to see if white tape is in tracks if not push it slightly with a cuetip.
Then put machine back together as tape won't work with top of machine off
Plug in and hook.up IT should work now.
Good luck
Do this before you replace a ton if part

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