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VHS tape stuck in machine. How do you remove it ?

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Sometimes you can unplug the VCR for a min. or two. Then plug it back in. This will reset the processor. If the tape does not come out, pull the top off and see if the tape is out around the Head. If it is, you have to manually move the gearing to back ever;ything up. The tape its self will not retract back into the cartage, If you can get the cartage backed out, take a pencil and on the bottom of the cartage there is a hole. Push the pencil in the hole(,this releases the spindles) and turn one of the spindles and this will pull the tape back into the cartage. The tape probably won't be any good. Tapes get stuck for many reasons. Sometimes the heads are so dirty the tape sticks to the head and maybe the tape its self is wore out. Hope this is helpful.

Posted on Nov 01, 2009

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SOURCE: stuck tape in vhs/tv combo

Unplug the TVCR, take the cover off, find the motor (probably on the right side of the mechanism) and turn its shaft with your fingers until you have run the tape back out. Now plug it back in and try it again with a scarificial tape. If it continues to fail, replace all the rubber belts in the mechanism.
Hope ya fix it!

Posted on Jan 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Tape stuck in panasonic vhs playpak

there is a wheel on the side you can turn once you open it . this should allow the carriage to rise

Posted on Jun 11, 2009

SOURCE: Magnavox VCR has a stuck VHS tape, need to remove

Well I have done it by, remove from power and wait 10 mins, then removing the cover and locating the white worm drive & motor usually at right side of tape tray, then manipulate that worm with your fingers and "Wind" it out.

Posted on Feb 05, 2010

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