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SSV6003 VCR Question

I have a Samsung, SSV6003 VCR.  It is not very old, maybe 2 years at most.  All of a sudden, it won't play.  When I put a movie in, it sits there for a second, makes a noise like it will play, then shuts off completely.  When I turn it back on, it ejects the video right away.  Once in a while, it will play, but usually not. It still works having our cable go through it, just won't play.

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Re: SSV6003 VCR Question

Your VCR has a problem in the mechanism. Being so new the usual rubber belt problems are not likely. Possibly a foreign object inside or something bent. Because it will sometimes play, it is more likely to be some slight problem which will need expert service.

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