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VCR Tape Stuck

I was inserting a tape to copy to DVD, and the tape did not fully insert. An error message "F06" appears on the display, and it will not let me do anything, including ejecting the tape. There is nothing in the manual referring to this problem. I don't know if there is a pin insertion hole anywhere to free the tape. Can you help? My video tape is stuck in the VCR. on display is F06, please help me!

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Re: VCR Tape Stuck

Broken plastic gear on the threading motor shaft.Remove the gear form the shafr ,take a little super glue on the shaft and then return the gear.Wait for glue to become dry put all together and that should be it

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Re: VCR Tape Stuck

Unplug the VCR, take the cover off, find the motor (probably on the right side of the mechanism) and turn its shaft with your fingers until you have run the tape back out. Now plug it back in and try it again with a scarificial tape. If it continues to fail, replace all the rubber belts in the mechanism.
Hope ya fix it!

Posted on Jan 06, 2008

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