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Eating my vcr tapes

It just started eating my vcr tapes, ive had it a few yrs. i keep it clean and dust free.
what happen how do i fix it.

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Ok , lets start with MOISTURE where VCR located ,what happen is that moisture can cause the tape to catch on the polished surface of the drum head , some instances will play,but the tape stops stretching it and damage occurs. SECOND check for a defective idler tire that prevent the take up reel from spinning. also check for any drive belts ( look like black rubber bands ) that might be stretched with time ,replace with new ones .hope this info helps

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