View Full Version : Tape jammed in VCR.....
04-26-2009, 01:51 PM
A tape is jammed in my VCR. And, now when I press eject, nothing happens. Just get an error.
Any ideas --- or is the machine finished.
04-26-2009, 02:12 PM
Well, make sure it's unplugged first, but then if it has an exterior shell, you should be able to remove that by undoing a few screws. Once you have the shell open you can get a better look and possibly maneuver the tape out of the player.
04-27-2009, 10:38 PM
:(I know that computer DVD drives have a small pinhole just below and to the left (generally) of the DVD slot. You push a straightened paper clip or other stiff and skinny device into that hole and push fairly hard and it actually manually forces the drive open.my file;
I f all else fails, ask "GOOGLE"
04-28-2009, 08:59 AM
Try unplugging it and plugging it back in after 10 - 15 minutes. Sometimes that works.
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