I bought one of those auxiliary adapters for my tape deck and it won’t work?

I just bought it NEW so it definitely isn’t dirty/dusty inside, please don’t comment telling me to clean it. I pop it in the deck which makes a clicking sound, says “error,” and spits it out. The tape deck plays all my other cassettes so that’s not the problem either. I’ve tried putting it in cord-first, I tried... show more I just bought it NEW so it definitely isn’t dirty/dusty inside, please don’t comment telling me to clean it. I pop it in the deck which makes a clicking sound, says “error,” and spits it out. The tape deck plays all my other cassettes so that’s not the problem either. I’ve tried putting it in cord-first, I tried rewinding it while it was reading, I’ve tried yelling at it. Nothing! What the hell? Help!
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