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VCR turns off within in seconds of being turned on

I have a Mitsubishi VHS cassette recorder that is probably 20 years old. Ysterday it suddenly began turning off within seconds of my pushing the power button. I check all the cords and plugs.
What do I do next?

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There is a fault in the unit, VCR`s are to cheep these days to Evan think of having your old one repaired, remember go green bring it to a electronic recycling depot

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