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I am trying to run my VCR. I insert a dvd. It lights up. I

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I am trying to run my VCR. I insert a dvd. It lights up. I press play, and nothing happens.
JA: What's the make/model of your device? How old is it?
Customer: Toshiba SD-V394SC. i think it was purchased ca 2005, though I can't remember presicely.
JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: I haven't tried any. Note that I purchased a new tv, though not the one hooked up to the vcr. A geeks squad guy did some tinkering, but he did not touch the vcr. I haven't used the vcr since January or so.
JA: Anything else you want the electronics expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: No.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Recorders and Players
Expert:  electronicsguy replied 1 month ago.
Hi welcome to just answer
Do you hear motor running? You might bring your ear close to the system