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No sound from front speakers - TEAC AG-D8900 receiver

by rustbowl / June 20, 2007 8:06 AM PDT

I have an old TEAC AG-8900 receiver and the sound has stopped from the front speakers. I have tried different speakers and changed the speaker wire to no effect. Because of the expense, I can't bring it in for service so I was wondering if anyone could suggest what I might to myself to correct or troubleshoot this. I read online that some receivers have seperate fuses for different speaker sets, for instance. Any idea where these might be located? I'd greatly appreciate any other suggestions. Thanks very much.

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First step
by HTHMAN / June 20, 2007 10:16 AM PDT

Get out the manual and read the troubleshooting section. Look on the back of your receiver for something that looks like a screw cap, that may comtain a fuse. There could also be a breaker and a reset button. If it has an A/B speaker switch, try the B terminals. Try the speakers in the rear terminals to make sure they work etc..

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MR RUST ONE MORE IDEA
by stewart norrie / June 20, 2007 10:52 AM PDT
In reply to: First step

Sounds like a old good quality stereo amp Some of those old amps had 2 fuses inside, try this also pull cover and look for a circut board near where the speaker terminal are there may be 2 fuses soldered to curcut board or on clips dont spend two much on repairing it because you can buy a hi-quality 5.1 a/v/ mp for about $200 and if you want to use it for plain stereo just set amp to 2.0 good luck steweee

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