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My vcr dvd r+rw/dvdr-rw keeps making a grinding noise then switches off can you tell me what is wrong, the dvd and video are clear as anything though. this makes me wonder if one of the gears are crunched or broken inside the video

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    my vcr dvd r+rw/dvdr-rw keeps making a grinding noise then switches off can you tell me what is wrong, the dvd and video are clear as anything though. this makes me wonder if one of the gears are crunched or broken inside the video

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