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No Sub Woofer Pre out output

I have had a sub running for about four years and now there seems to have no output from the Sub Preout. I have tried a friends sub that know that works. All of the speakers still all work and there is nothing else wrong that i can tell with the amp. Please Help Me!!!!!

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  • Craigo n Oct 16, 2008

    Thanks! Will try it right away

    If it ends up being the transistor?

    Would you have a circuit diagram for the preout board or where the transistor is located?

    Really appreciate it

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I've got the same model and the pre out transistor needs to be replaced,
sometimes you can get it to work by unplugging the reciever and the pre out
then plug in the reciever and plug the pre out in a couple of times or so untill it comes on
or unplug the amp from the wall then plug in the pre out , turn on the reciever wait for sounds to come on then plug in the amp.
if that don't do it the pre out transistor needs to be replaced

Posted on Oct 16, 2008

  • jason Oct 16, 2008

    it will look like this and be close ( connected) to the output

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