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Video Go Double deck VCR (Montage), Model #6060/6600/6050

Tapes stuck in both decks! "ERROR" showing on front panel (very dimly). tried "Eject" sevaral times to no avail! HELP!! Thanks!

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  • Dennis Hampton Feb 21, 2008

    Okay, I tried taking the cover off and checked everything out. When pushing eject, the tape does move a little before stopping and the word error appears on the front display. I'm trying to get the tapes to eject without ruining them, but nothing I do seems to release them. I'm by no means an electronics expert and don't want to put pressure on something that might break inside this machine. Is there a way to get these tapes out of it without doing any harm to the VCR?

  • Dennis Hampton Feb 21, 2008

    Or ruining the tapes??????

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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!

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