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Won't properly accept tapes/ tape won't fully insert

I have a JVC BR-DV3000 deck that's been working fine for 3 years, but for the last few weeks it's been developing an intermittent problem that's now constant.  I put a tape in (blank or not) and it takes it in & closes the little front flapper door but it's as if the tape doesn't get fully seated into the mechanism.  The TC readout is just "-------------" and the only way to eject the tape is to pull the deck from the power source and plug it back in while holding down the eject button.  Also, now when it does eject the tape, the tape comes out slightly crooked.
What can I do?

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Probably a bent cassette housing in the deck - time to seek out jvc authorized repair.

Posted on Jul 02, 2008

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