Sluggish tape transportInternally the VCR contains many drive belts which are used in the mechanics of tape transport. With age these belts become slack causing malfunctions and when this happens the whole lot should be replaced.
No E-E soundThis is usually caused by failure of the TA7607AP FM sound decoder IC. It is IC002 on board U001.
Failure to load a tapeThe cassette carriage can fail to operate. This is caused by breakage of the plastic gears in mechanism. When this happens they have to be replaced.
Tape fails to thread upThis problem is usually caused by failure of the loading belt. The best cure is to replace the belt.
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|tape not loading||the loading belt is the most usual fault.
You will have to loosen the motor from the top (one screw) and shifted in order to be able to remove the old belt.