Intrepid Video & Electronics


G.E. VCR REPAIR TIPS


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General Electric
7-7650A No voltage to TV, 15+ at bridge change over switch at AC plug needs cleaned
9-7135 Dead, hissing from power supply Checked following caps, were either open, or very high ESR. C9(47/16v); C10(2.2/50V); C23(1/50v), C18(1000/6.3v)
9-7515 Dead, no clock C15, C16
9-7615 Dead C15 (330/16v) in power supply
9-7715 *Tuner not working

*Dead, no display, no functions

*Bad solder @P6001 and on main bd. tuner B+

*C15 (330/6.3v) in power supply

9-7720 Power slow to start, noise in video. C15(330/6.3v), if no help: C5(4.7/200v),C10(47/16v),C19(1/50v)
13TVR*** *Dead

*TV ot VCR won't power on

*TV or VCR won't power on

*CP46(p/s); PC01, Q523, DP34 off COL TP09, RP65 18-1/2 watt (232505)

*Hold power on remote for 7 secs.

*Check alignment of VCR section

13TVR01 *Intermitent or no start up

*Dead, draws stand by current

*C810(470/16v) on main pcb

*Shorted H/O transistor(2SD1711), 1 ohm, 1w resistor

13TVR60,(13TVR70, 19TVR60,T19060, T13060) *Power light flashes a few times, then goes out.

*Will not accept cassette, mode motor runs in reverse

*Takes cassette, powers off, drum shakes

*Only ch & vol work on front panel, remote functions work.

*Capstan runs too fast

*Goes dead in 5 secs.

*Parental lock is active. Hold power, on remote, for 7 secs.

*Mode switch, clean or replace.

*Dust build up on optical cage of drum motor.

*IK02 sw control IC, back of control PCB on IC=HCF4021

*IT002, 224950

*Mode switch, check alignment, check pinch roller placement

13TVR62 *Powers on, can hear VCR motor running, then powers off

*Shuts down in 4 seconds

*Intermittent shut down, may take tape, then reject it.

*Check connector HW001, 7/8 for 14 vdc. If present, check RW001, RW002

*Replace FL002(FW002)-1 ohm on VCR board, near left rear

*Bad connections, center LED

13TVR70,(13TVR60, 19TVR60,T19060, T13060) *Power light flashes a few times, then goes out.

*Will not accept cassette, mode motor runs in reverse

*Takes cassette, powers off, drum shakes

*Only ch & vol work on front panel, remote functions work.

*Capstan runs too fast

*Goes dead in 5 secs.

*Part ID, RL06-2 possibilities.

*Parental lock is active. Hold power, on remote, for 7 secs.

*Mode switch, clean or replace.

*Dust build up on optical cage of drum motor.

*IK02 sw control IC, back of control PCB on IC=HCF4021

*IT002, 224950

*Mode switch, check alignment, check pinch roller placement

*232460(CF 0.7w@ 4.7k) or 220655(680/2w)

13TVR72 *Playback lum/chroma saturated, tuner OK

*Dead

*Tape speed erractic, wow and flutter

*Remove CC016, clean conductive glue. Pin 100, IC1Y001

*CT074, leaky micro reset line pin 59

*Capstan motor # 247183, metal pins rub against bottom plate.

19TVR01 *Intermittently eats tapes

*Vertical problem

*Looks like bad tuner

*Replace idler p/n 212649, nylon cracks at the shaft

*Solder pins on vert chip, IC430

*Solder tuner grounds

19TVR60,(13TVR70, 13TVR60,T19060, T13060) *Power light flashes a few times, then goes out.

*Will not accept cassette, mode motor runs in reverse

*Takes cassette, powers off, drum shakes

*Only ch & vol work on front panel, remote functions work.

*Capstan runs too fast

*Goes dead in 5 secs.

*Part ID, RL06-2 possibilities.

*Unit shuts down intermittent. Worse when using VCR function

*No video, audio OK

*Parental lock is active. Hold power, on remote, for 7 secs.

*Mode switch, clean or replace.

*Dust build up on optical cage of drum motor.

*IK02 sw control IC, back of control PCB on IC=HCF4021

*IT002, 224950

*Mode switch, check alignment, check pinch roller placement

*232460(CF 0.7w@ 4.7k) or 220655(680/2w)

*Load motor bad, should have 14v on it, p.n 224917(RF-500TB-11660)

*Check solder on HV board

13TVT45 Part ID-right side plate, VCR deck 225136
VG2001 *Stops intermittently

*Loads, then shuts down

*Will not record video

*Clock dim

*Changes speed, poor play back, bad audio.

*Loads tape, no capstan movement.

*Drum motor spins too fast, shuts down.

*In play, pic pulses from snowy to good.

*No load or intermittent

*Eats tapes, capstan not rotating.

*Replace clutch.

*R109 (5.6K)

*Q311

*R102, R103, ZD101.

*Pinch roller.

*Replace 10uf cap on capstan pcb, repair trace.

*Loose connection on drum stator pcb, esp. J2.,J3

*Adjust AC head, replace 10uf cap on capstan pcb.

*D112, 12v supply

*C6, 10/25v, capstan pcb-repair trace.

VG2007(Vr300, VR330, VG2001, VR3300, M221) *No capstan movement.

*Drum motor spins too fast, shuts down.

*In play, pic pulses from snowy to good.

*No load or intermittent

*Eats tapes, capstan not rotating.

*Check D112, replace 10uf, on capstan pcb, repair traces.

*Loose connection on drum stator pcb, esp. J2.,J3

*Adjust AC head, replace 10uf cap on capstan pcb.

*D112, 12v supply

*C6, 10/25v, capstan pcb-repair trace.

VG2009 No color, intermittent, pic on playback may show signs of not shutting off. C16(330/6.3v)
VG2010 *Tape loads, Head wheel not spinning, very slow cassette load, eats tapes. Cathode D114 should be ~14v

*Intermittent bad color, ver/hor sync. Then blue screen.

*Not completely ejecting tapes. Timer and/or tape-in indicator intermittent. Cathode D110 should be ~13v in pl/rec, 15v in rew/ff.

*No display, cathode of D1103,1104 should be ~9v

*Won't accept, eject. Cathode D114 should be ~14

*Excess tape not taken in during eject.

Use RCA kit #216135, contains 7 diodes (1N4001, STK #147015) Replace D1103, 1104, 108, 109,110,112,114.

This kit will take care of the majority of motor and power failures in this unit.

Use RCA kit #216135, contains 7 diodes (1N4001, STK #147015) Replace D1103, 1104, 108, 109,110,112,114.

This kit will take care of the majority of motor and power failures in this unit.

VG2016(Samsung VR4711) *Tape loads, Head wheel not spinning, very slow cassette load, eats tapes. Cathode D114 should be ~14v

*Intermittent bad color, ver/hor sync. Then blue screen.

*Not completely ejecting tapes. Timer and/or tape-in indicator intermittent. Cathode D110 should be ~13v in pl/rec, 15v in rew/ff.

*No display, cathode of D1103,1104 should be ~9v

*Won't accept, eject. Cathode D114 should be ~14

*Excess tape not taken in during eject.

Use RCA kit #216135, contains 7 diodes (1N4001, STK #147015) Replace D1103, 1104, 108, 109,110,112,114.

This kit will take care of the majority of motor and power failures in this unit.

Use RCA kit #216135, contains 7 diodes (1N4001, STK #147015) Replace D1103, 1104, 108, 109,110,112,114.

This kit will take care of the majority of motor and power failures in this unit.

VG2035(658HF) *Tries to load empty carriage.

*Dead, display flashes.

*Parts ID

*Video alternates from good to bad

*Parts ID

*Bad solder S603(LED), or replace.

*C09, C14

*End sensors-215398;LED-212621

*Clean AC head

*Pinch roller:213847, Plastic housing:212648

VG2053 After loading, shuts down Clean mode switch
VG2056 Plays older movies in B&W Q304
VG2058 Shuts off in any mode in seconds. Mode switch
VG2061 Won't work through tuner mod, video jacks OK Replace tuner mod.
VG4009(VR9960) Stops after 3 seconds Q1202, on main pcb-12 reg DEF.
VG4010 No play back color VCRS0173, video/chroma process IC
VG4016 *Tape loads, Head wheel not spinning, very slow cassette load, eats tapes. Cathode D114 should be ~14v

*Intermittent bad color, ver/hor sync. Then blue screen.

*Not completely ejecting tapes. Timer and/or tape-in indicator intermittent. Cathode D110 should be ~13v in pl/rec, 15v in rew/ff.

*No display, cathode of D1103,1104 should be ~9v

*Won't accept, eject. Cathode D114 should be ~14

*Excess tape not taken in during eject.

Use RCA kit #216135, contains 7 diodes (1N4001, STK #147015) Replace D1103, 1104, 108, 109,110,112,114.

This kit will take care of the majority of motor and power failures in this unit.

Use RCA kit #216135, contains 7 diodes (1N4001, STK #147015) Replace D1103, 1104, 108, 109,110,112,114.

This kit will take care of the majority of motor and power failures in this unit.

VG4019 *Clock flashing, no power

*Flashing display, goes dead when cassette inserted.

*C14 in power supply

*C09, 22/16v

VG4020 Loses channels Re-solder antenna in connector
VG4025(VR507) *Dead

*Dead, timer flashes, won't accept tape

*At power on capstan pulsates

*C08 in power supply

*C09(22/16v np), C04(4.7/25v), C05(82/200v)

*C09(22/16v np), C4(4.7.25v)

VG4033 No motor, no load, display OK Capstan PCB cracked at mounting screw
VG4038(4039) *Dead

*Tadpoles in play back

*RCA #231734

*RCA kit #229296, drum

VG4039(4038) *Dead

*Tadpoles in play back

*RCA #231734

*RCA kit #229296, drum

VG4043 Dead, PR1 open Replace PR1(ICPN38), D1008(186742-ECG586)
VG4205(VH435) *No tuner audio

*Tape is rejected immediately

*Q9001(2/sd601) MTS bd., 9v reg.

*C16(330/6.3v), C21(1/50v) in power supply.

VG4210 Indicator flashes C09, C14 in power supply.
VG4216 *Speed slow in playback, tracking lines.

*Tape loads, Head wheel not spinning, very slow cassette load, eats tapes. Cathode D114 should be ~14v

*Intermittent bad color, ver/hor sync. Then blue screen.

*Not completely ejecting tapes. Timer and/or tape-in indicator intermittent. Cathode D110 should be ~13v in pl/rec, 15v in rew/ff.

*No display, cathode of D1103,1104 should be ~9v

*Won't accept, eject. Cathode D114 should be ~14

*Excess tape not taken in during eject.

*IC201 microprocessor.

Use RCA kit #216135, contains 7 diodes (1N4001, STK #147015) Replace D1103, 1104, 108, 109,110,112,114.

This kit will take care of the majority of motor and power failures in this unit.

Use RCA kit #216135, contains 7 diodes (1N4001, STK #147015) Replace D1103, 1104, 108, 109,110,112,114.

This kit will take care of the majority of motor and power failures in this unit.

VG4262 Intermittently cuts off when going into play Clean mode switch
VG4264 Dead, all panel lights flashing IC802(KA431A2)
VG7500 *In play, roller doesn't engage capstan.

*Band of snow in screen, tracking doesn't help.

*Replace load belts.

*Loose tape guides.

VG7520 Dead 5v line shows 3.8v, 14v line shows 18v, replace C16, C17-5v line filters
VG7610 Intermittent loading, may have to press play more than once. Clean mode switch.
VG7720 *Loads, won't play.

*Dead.

*Basket slide switch, clean.

*C16 in power supply (330/6.3v)

VG7785 Tape jammed, can't turn power off. C16(330/6.3v)
VHR5634 Picture unstable, tracking lines Spray tracking button.