Quachiez: You know how you push the mode gear down, do you push the hole that is in
the mode gear?or just the whole thing?
TheJimbojetset1: you are brilliant worked for me on a Samsung thanks pal
David Chow: I own a Sony DCR-HC52 Camcorder, and somehow the LCD monitor has turned
white, is there a way to fix this problem?
-I have recharged the battery
- resetted the camcoStill having the same problem
John Han: Below is from a YouTube user "PLCI" who successfully fixed it.
Finally got it to work. Problem is that I couldn't find the gear. Remove
three small screws (1 at top and 1 on each side) of the 'DO NOT PRESS DOWN'
metal think to take it off. Then I got a good look inside (with better
lighting as well) applied good pressure on the gear and Bam! it worked.
declantractorvideos: thanks John for the help
Nadrient: Thank you so so much John. This is irreplaceable advice. Definitely made my
John Han: Please let me know the model # & symptom such as error code.
Kats Productions: Can you contact me. I need to fix my cam. I have no idea what's wrong
Carl Whitney: Hi John, I have a DCR-HC36 with the C:32:11 error code. It looks a bit
Theo Faber: Thanx! Your tip helpt me with my pro camera HD1000 that had this error
code. Everything works great now after a 3 times open and closing the
cassette compartmend. GREAT!
burienite: Did exactly what you did and that code cleared. But then after inserting a
tape, I got a C:31:23 "Reinsert The Cassette" error code. What does that
cmavo: Thanks Jon. It looks like you are making this fix to a Sony HDR-HC7 which
is my model that I keep getting error C32:11! I tried to fix and couldn't
find the right gear to press. Can you give a clearer idea of where this
gear is located? Thanks
Romel Carbonell: Hello John Han...when you push the mode gear, do you feel it will move?
GloryBoundTravelers: I still cant figure out where the mode gear is?
Eyes E Mucha: Hi! Could you tell me the number (model) of the mode gear that i have to
buy, please? My cam is a dcr-hc27e. Thanks John!!
Rob Te Lintelo: Good afternoon, its amazing, it works also for the DCR-HC27E Sony handycam.
Thank you very much, camera is 5 years old.
Kathy Sonnemann: Hi John.. We tried the rest button. the tape cassette compartment closed.
Now the door is stuck open and the tape holder hasn't raised itself up.
Any Ideas what would jam the door open? HDR-HC5 . We have no error message
on the camera and no tape in the camera either. Thank you..
Per Raymond Grønnestad: Hi! I've completely disassembled my dcr-hc27e. What type of lubrication are
you using. I've the same C32:11 error. Thanks Per Raymond!
Dustin Johnson: i have the Sony DCR-HC36 works mostly good... can record and play back but
i can't advance the tape without stopping it first. then pressing FF. else
it will start to go faster then kick up a error "reinsert tape" and start
flashing C:31:23, would disassimbleing this and cleaning the gear fix that?
or is there no more hope for this ol'cam
Peter Knikman: For my Sony dcr-hrc45 this won''t work it seems to be different on the
Any other way to solved this C:32:11 problem ????
Jermeca Freeman: John I will try this method and I am sure it will work. Thank you for your
Yasser El-Malt: Unfortunately Mr. John has repeatedly flaw Error code C: 32:11 again when I
tried to enter the cassette tape
I have repeated many times the first instruction, but they did not help
What do you recommend me to do?
Ahmed Ouadah: John thank you very much for these tips repair
Michal Czapiewski: Thx :P
Steve B: this actually worked on my stuck sony dcr-hc38, thanks!
Rudy Stain: reset didn't work, either
Eric Webguy: This worked!! HDR-HC3. I heard a light "snap" when I pushed the gear hard
enough, and then I heard a motor do something. Thanks man, you saved me
from buying another camera..
Andy Nguyen: Thank you John, fixed my $1000 camera I bought 7 years ago
Pat Russell: John man.. thx so much.. it was broken for like 2 years.. got to see my
childhood again.. and old dog who died.. that meant alot to me.. all bcuz
ur a wizz.. thx so much again.. o and those who get the code C:31:11 saying
insert the cassette .. turn the camera off and hit the reset button by the
speaker by screen.. turn on it should work without code again.. if not..
repeat.. it will work
trebol333: Genius!!! Thanks very much!!
Yasser El-Malt: I repeated again and again succeeded and now I'm watching the video, Thanks
TheMinecraftPEGamerVideos: It worked but I have to do it every time now! Is there any way I can fix
MrDrChelios: For my model Sony DCR HC47 this not work, could you help me!?
BACKBONEgaming: I have sony dvr-hc32 it is clicking in playback or ff and causing a glitch
every second or so. rewinds with no abnormal sound any idea?
Sławek Mincewicz: Hi John, big thanx for posting this. My issue, however, seems to be a bit
different. I have a DCR-HC90E. The symptoms are that the cassette
compartement won't close, with or without the cassette. Or more precisely,
the door closes, but the cassette "tray" which should slide down, doesn't.
I've tried the "repower" mode (reconnect the power source after some time,
both AC and battery) to no avail. Could it be the torn flex tape? After
inserting the tape (or just after closing the door) you can hear that the
drum is rolling for a while and then stops. The cassette door pops open. It
doesn't seem to be connected to the "mode gear" whether or not my camcorder
has it... Any info appreciated. Regards, SM.
Kathy Sonnemann: Thank you for all your help!
Rudy Stain: Thanx soooo much John. I have a Sony HDR-HC5... 1st I Mickey Moused the
'pinch roller' with 3 mil. of ball point pen tube then I pressed around
that gear and it worked... So then I put a tape in and it shut off. I
tried reset and plugging in the power supply and it's still dead. Uhg,,,
From happy to sad, Just like that, hahaha. I didn't read anyone else
having this prob yet. Any ideas, Thanx again 'Camera Hero'
Berkner80: It's worth the risk. Otherwise I just have a paper weight. Too expensive to
fix being you can get a new HD camcorder for less than $300.
Yasser El-Malt: Good morning John, its realy amazing, my cam works now,thank you very
much,God bless you :)
liam yates: This worked thank you
Jessy Domise: Thank you very much for this video ! I had beaten the camcorder and the
case did not want to close! My mother wanted to strangle me lol so thank
you very much. It works as before :)
Szonyi Tomi: Hey John! Holly crap!!! This is worked for me, on the dcr hc 23e. Thank you
very much!! You made my day :)
Luis Fonseca: im not able to identify what i need to do and where i need to do it.
i have a dcr-hc47 Error code C:32:11 but i need some help please. do you
Miodrag Nikolic: Re-atach the power surce C:32:11
Sony DCR-HC27 Handycam
I cant close the casset I try everything.
MrFashiongirl25: Excuse me I have that camera and it works perfectly the only thing is that
when you try to watch the video the camera doesn´t read it, the screen
stills blue, do you know what problem is that? and sorry for my english I´m
not american but I would appreciate your help:)
Jorge Lainez: I have a DCR-HC96 also same error what kind of grease can I use. I will try
your process. Thanks
flossiecom: I used this info on a Sony DCR-HC51E that had the C:32:11 error. I done as
instructed and it didnt work for the first 3 times. On the 4th try i
decided to press the RESET button and it worked. Might be a good idea to
mention that also...
Many thanks for this video :)
janfuh1: Thak you John. It works:-)
PLCI: HI I have a sony DCR-HC96. I just took the tape out and the door won't
close. Its also giving me a 're-connect power source' message. I Googled
the internet but couldn't find anything specific to my model camera.
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