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No access panel

Ok I looked over the technics sa-gx 500 no access panel on the bottom of the stereo like you said, you have to remove the top then the front then I guess the back or maybe you can get to the screws after you remove the front and top, all the screws on the bottom are inside it pointing out through the bottom, the hundreds of solder points are on the sides the bottom and the front, just to remove the feet you must go inside, the screws are on the bottom underneath all the boards your suggestion is good but will be very much work,before I but tons of time into this my boyfreind says to remove the top cover when it locks up to see if it will cool down if it does then he will wire in another fan

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  • sassysue682 Oct 25, 2008

    tried your suggestion took it apart redid bad solder joints put it back together squeal still there, display worked one day then locked up again

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Since it has no access panel, you will need to remove the board. The front display will also need to come off. I think this is one of the units that the front display plugs into the main amp board with a couple of connectors the go directly into the boards. You must be careful taking it apart. Make sure all the screws are taken out before you try to pull the boards out. It is easy to crack the board if it is still screwed into the frame. The display also has several screws holding it on, make sure they are all out.

I am in the process of moving right now and do not have access to all of my information. I just moved from Detroit to San Antonio and have not unpacked everything yet. Once I have all my stuff orginized I may be able to offer more help.I might have a service manual.

I believe this question is in response to a premium paid question. If so, you need to make all posts about it on the original thread until uou have given somebody a "FixYa!" for the help. At that time it would be more appropriate to have another thread to continue the help with whoever you have given credit to for this problem. So far, it appears that you have not rated my first answer. I would like to continue helping you, but it really would not be fair to me if I helped you with this and never got the credit for it. I hope you understand, but unless you rate my answer as FixYa! on the other thread, somebody else will get the credit, not me. I will also post this answer on the other thread. Then you can accept it if you want to.

Thanks,

Dave

Posted on Oct 24, 2008

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