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Camcorder is not recording

When I had recenetly charged my battery and replaced it in my camera my camera was working properly but the red light for power was blinking. I tried to play or rewind my tape and it did not work but the red light kept flashing. The same goes for recording. Eventually the camera shuts itself off. I thought the battery was not charged properly so I charged it for another day then tried again but still my tape won't do anything. I switched taped thinking it was a tape error but it did the same thing to a new tape as well. I checked the parts inside to see any visible broken pieces that feed the tape but saw no problems. What should I do to fix this? Please help...

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Re: camcorder is not recording

The capstan motor of the camera is not running that why the power display is blinking and when you eject the tape there a portion of the ribbon that is a poor connection of the capstan motor to the main board of the camera....

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