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VCR acting strange with audio and playing

I put in a tape to watch in my VCR and the audio was sounding a lot different, the sound would turn off then turn on. And when it's on, the sound is a lot different than what it used to sound.

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It sounds like the audio control head is at fault.
If all prerecorded tapes (movies) play with audio level jumping up and down, is is likely that the audio head is dirty. The audio head in the VCR looks very similar to a head of an old audio cassette player.
First, try to clean the audio head by running a VHS head cleanning tape. The cleanning tape will usually clean the path of all tape mechanisms..

Good Luck

Posted on Feb 27, 2008

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