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Check sp wires?

Hi, I have had my HTR-5440 receiver for a few years and it has worked great. Lately though, whenever I turn it on, after only 2-3 minutes (sometimes in only seconds), it just shuts off. When i turn it back on it says 'CHECK SP WIRES'. I have tried reconnecting all of the wires and still does not function properly. Could it be caused by dust built up in the unit? Hope you can help. Thanks!

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Re: check sp wires?

Your problem most likly is not because of dust. Its a bad connection in the amp section or the protection circuit, or the speakers them self have a problem. There could also be a componet problem. Unless you know how to troubleshoot solid state electronics,you should take the unit in to be serviced. It would most likly cost more then its worth to repair. A unit this old is u replaced at this point. Good Luck

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Re: check sp wires?

Why would you charge me to ask a question if you would want to know my solution for free,what,do you think i'm stupid

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