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VCR will not play a VHS, just immediately ejects the tape

My VCR has worked for years, it is in my daughters room where VHS is more durable than DVD. Now everytime you place the VHS in the VCR it reads and ejects it within 5 seconds. Is something I could easily fix or should I try and buy a used one on craigslist or ebay.

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