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Auto-powering off within seconds of turning on

For some reason, whenever i turn the vcr on, it turns itself off automatically within seconds - there is no tape in it, and i've cracked the case open and the fuse is intact - the display shows the dashes that is normal when the time isnt set, and when i turn it on, the spindle spins as if it's trying to play a vhs, even through there isnt one in - also, the tape tray is down as if there were a tape in it.

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  • Geode Haywood Mar 24, 2007

    Thank you for telling me what to look at, i'll have to wait till i can find out how much it would cost to get the part replaced til i can say if that was the only problem of not lol

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