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My Canon Elura 60 is not working properly. The cassette will not load. I tried to change the power source to DC from battery, but it didn't solve the problem. The cassette tray loads fine without the cassette, but when I try to load a cassette it won't move down into position to close. I need help!!

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Unfortunately, you will need to have your camcorder repaired. Inside of your mechanism there are several different components that can go bad and cause this problem. You might have a bad capstan motor or a bad gear. If you hear something spinning like crazy when you try and put a tape in, you have a issue with your capstan. Hope this info has helped you.
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