Tape transport is sluggish / fails to rewindInternally 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. In particular for the rewind function you will need to replace a tyre on the supply reel.
Audio not erased when recordingThe bias oscillator had a tendency to fail in this model.
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|Drive belts slack on my Toshiba V-8600B||New drive belt kit (SL-C6) I think, for my V-8600B, sorry to bombard yourselves with emails as well, just glad you are there and I might be able to get it going again after all this time its been in my wardrobe.
Best regards and nice site,
Pete Branson, email address - [email protected] ,I need the belt kit SL-C6 please
|DN Indicator Flashes Or Not Working||Check R816 (15 Ohm) Intermittent open circuit.|
|No Colour On Pause, Cue And Review Modes||Replace X204 Comb Filter And Check L209.|
|No Eject||Check R561, Re-solder Dry Joint On Yellow Lead (pin 3) Of Solenoid Drive PCB.|
|No Colour On Its Own Rec. Pre Rec. Play Ok||Check Cx130 (ic202) (no Pilot Burst) If Ok Check Ic204, Q228, X204.|
|Intermittent Clock Display After Set Warms Up (1 Hour)||Check 4mhz Clock Crystal Xx01.|
|Drum Motor Stops During Play - Intermittent||Replace Q510.|
|Wont Load Tape||Reposition Loom To Cassette Detect Switch.|
|Set Laces Up Then Stops. Won't Unlace. (TOSHIBA V8600B)||Check After Loading Switch If Ok Change Remote Control Logic Chip Tvh202.|
|No E.E||Check Q661 Is Leaky.|
|Reverse/Forward functions not working||Check the start and end sensors levels at TP601 & TP602 they should be 3 volts peak to peak. If not suspect IC605.|
|No colour in still, cue or review modes||If the output of pin 6 of IC204 can't be set to 600mV using R255 then suspect delay line X204.|
|No E-E picture or 12 volt supply line||Check R839 which is a fusible resistor 22R.|
Many thanks to James Copp-Taylor for providing information and picture of this model