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Tape ejects just after insertion

I insert a tape into the VCR. The tape loads, is properly wrapped around the heads, and then begins to advance. After just a second or two it stops and is ejected. After this I can't even get it to load until I cycle the power to the VCR.

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The end-of-tape optical sensor is at fault. either it is very dirty, has failed or something else is detecting end of tape. many VCR's now will auto-eject the tape upon end of tape detect

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