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The sound on my vhs tapes go in and out. even on the brand new, never been opened ones. How is this fixed?

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Get a cleaning cassette and clean it. Otherwise, open the VCR cover, clean the head that is fixed to the chassis. You can use after shave lotion also. After cleaning still the problem persists, you have to get it repaired.

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