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TV is on channel. VHS player has tape for playback loaded. Player is on but when PLAY is pressed 5 seconds later it turns off by itself. Model number is DVP3200V/37. Can anyone help, please.

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Dirty magnetic head. Run a commercial tape head cleaner through it. You can get one at the box stores. Also, put your tape in a tape rewinder and rewind and fast forward the tape for about 30 seconds. Sometimes the tape ribbon gets wound too tight or is loose. If these fail, then you have to open the unit up and clean the magnetic head manually with some isopropyl alcohol and cotton q-tips. Also, look for capacitors on the power inboard chip that look burned and replace them.

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