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Sharp VCR Model VC-685U

Tape will not eject,rewind, FF, Play...have reviewed all troubleshooting items in manual and it still does not respond.
When powered up it goes on -hit play and in a few seconds shut down...believe there may be a short...
Please advise & Thanks for your attention.
Jay

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  • jaybird44 Feb 15, 2008

    Turns out to be broken plastic on left side of cassette. Now working well. Thanks for your assistance.

  • keenspotter Sep 12, 2008

    I have the same problem - the tape will not eject, play, rewind, etc. The tape contains scientific data, so I don't care about getting the device to work, all I need is to get the cassette out.

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Actually the problem is in the capstan drive. If you replace or clean the idler, the problem will likely disappear....accordianman

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