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We BTW I have a Sony TRV 510Good Luck Jeff Sun, 14 Aug 2005 23:23:29 -0700 had this problem for couple of days. on the front of the screen ? check my blog

Removed the power cord...Worked. I got the dreaded C:31:23 error. Kev Sat, 6 May 2006 17:48:43 -0700 I was looking for info on Sony cameracodes...and I found a lawsuit againstSony...with a long list of camcordersand digital still cameras. When I took the camera out after years of not using it, it mangled the tape already in it and gave the C31 error.

Sony Handycam Error C 31 23

GotNoEvidence 35,473 views 15:01 Sony HVR-Z1E Head cleaning and tape path cleaning tutorial - Duration: 19:43. Juha Koivisto Mon, 20 Mar 2006 01:09:30 -0800 Wow! THEN I HIT ON THE CASSETTE SIDE, TWICE. Need your camcorder repaired more quickly?

  1. Worked for a minute then stopped so I smacked it harder.
  2. Good luck.
  3. NO doubt it's a design fault, which will cost you an arm & a leg to get repaired.The smacking theory seems to be the thing that works.
  4. But nothing...
  5. I tried most everything and I was really happy to find this page because after a few good slaps it started working again.
  6. This problem would not go away.
  7. Sony Error Code: C:31:30 and C:32:30 Click Here For More Details These error codes will display when there is a problem with the capstan motor.
  8. Make sure to try a different tape.
  9. If the camcorder is still not working it is time to send the camcorder in for service or repair.

AJ Mon, 6 Mar 2006 22:05:47 -0800 Thanks Debbie, Few hard slaps made my 3 year old camcorder TRV18E work perfectly. Show more Language: English Content location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... Sign in 157 12 Don't like this video? C:31:42 they said send it in..

Slap tape side of camera (3 times is good) 2. iT WORKED... Took a couple of tries, but it does work now.

HOWEVER, I take this as a sign to get a new $300 mini dv camera.

When I called Sony they said the heads were dirty and to buy a cleaning tape! C:31:40 I tried Debbie's trick and whacked the camera smartly on the side a couple of times and it works fine now. A couple of good whacks and we're up and running! Consulta el anuncio del vendedor para los detalles completos.

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Thank you!!! this page I get paranoid now every time I put a tape in waiting for the beep beep noise. Sony Handycam Error C 31 23 It has just come back with this fault supposedly fixed, but the C:31:23 is still there. Sony Handycam Reinsert Cassette Error Please try again later.

And did the ol' slap work? click site Try resetting the camcorder. You can try running a head cleaner tape once or twice but if it does not clear the problem do not continue to use the head cleaning tape. Well it was a big pain to wack my camera all the time, so it pretty much retired to its bag. C:32:11

IT WORKED! so i turned it on and then it worked mike jones Tue, 2 May 2006 13:53:57 -0700 Thanks Debbie!!! Thanks Debbie. http://phabletkeyboards.com/sony-handycam/sony-error-c31-23.php I will surely be whacking other electronics soon...everything I own is broken!

farah Tue, 16 May 2006 20:54:18 -0700 it worked for me too! Sony Handycam Tape Won't Close Thanks Debbie Haggis Mon, 26 Dec 2005 05:47:44 -0800 OMG!!!!! Please try again later.

Matt Fri, 25 Nov 2005 20:35:14 -0800 holy crap,the slap worked!

Cancel 2 Answers Filter by: Most Helpful Newest Oldest Most Helpful Answer oldturkey03 @oldturkey03 Rep: 369.6k OTS 591 266 1.1k Posted: 02/16/2011 Options Permalink History Paul Gibson, looks like a slap So i took out the tape and the battery, read more replies and after a while i put the battery and tape back in and it worked. I have been handling this so gently, but I will now have to give it a whack and report back with the results. Sony Handycam Won't Eject Tape Mine does have a hum to it that it did not have before but I believe that is from worn heads and is not related to this issue the hum was

Now I can transfer these tapes to the computer. 8:58 PM Paula Beemer said... There are also the cassettes which donít provoke the C:31:23 error. Sony is getting worse for sure. http://phabletkeyboards.com/sony-handycam/sony-c-31-42-error.php In my country is a ideal little company.

I like it alot FREDO! Jesse Trujillo Thu, 11 May 2006 07:07:57 -0700 LOL, I got the C:31:23, tried unplugging my camcorder for 60 seconds which didn't work, so I performed a couple of "slight pneumatic Tue Jan 25 18:36:12 PST 2005 this prob alwas appear what does it mean C:31:23 and my cam is trv250 ...help please !!! Thank you for this page and sign me up if anyone wants to put the squeeze on SONY.

Jun Sun, 16 Apr 2006 07:12:33 -0700 Just brought a sony trv318 off this guy. Fantastic! I've stumbled onto something that has worked that is a bit different than Debbie's solution. I posted before that is was a C:21 erroer but it is actually a C:31 error.

We should all send a check to Debbie for saving us a leg and arm in repair cost. Thanks Deb! I'm buying a new camcorder tomorrow, and it will NOT be a Sony! clairezong 32,220 views 2:49 Sony Handycam repair - Duration: 3:39.

Arthur Sat, 8 Apr 2006 19:04:28 -0700 Whacking method worked for me tooo! Hope it lasts thru the holidays. And you other guys -to a lesser extent. Now this flamin' thing is doing exactly the same...!

I was (too?) carefully hitting the instrument, but nothing has changed.Does anybody know what is broken when the C:31:40 code appears and how it can be overcome without sending it to From the number of posts here, it's got to be a design fault! I'm off the theater!(one of the other comments mentions not storing the machine with a tape in it. camera guy Mon, 16 Jan 2006 15:18:26 -0800 Another convert!

Just in time for me to do a big project with no money to fix my camera!