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My VCR side works perfectly, but when I attempt to load a mini DV tape, the tape goes into the machine, rests on the head for a couple of seconds and then is ejected. I removed the top of the recorder but don't see any obvious obstruction. Thanks for any help.

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First power off the unit, then remove the DV's tape housing , power up the unit, and allowed the mechanism to go back to the unload mode, make sure that the tape posts are at unload mode. then unplug the vcr back again, put back the tape's housing in the load position (tape in) power the vcr back on and push eject button to reset tape mechanism.

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