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As the power turns on and you eject, the chassis goes in automaticly

Hi, I need help, I have a this unit as you turn the power on eject to put the tape in, opens and right away the chassis goes back with you leting you put any tapes in and gives an error msg.

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The problem may be due to the misalignment of the cassette mechanism.remove the cassette block assembly and refix properly.

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