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Onkyo SV828THX Power on

We have an Onkyo SV828THX Receiver, bought it used, plugged it in and when I pushed the power button, the only light we saw was the standby/received light under the power button, no display or red dot on power knob. Then took the top off and pushed in on two separate connectors on the power circuitry board and at that time we heard the CLICK. It powered on as it should. Now we went through this about 4 times after shutting it off, having to push down on the yellow & white wire connector. Now it works as it should. Can anyone tell me if it's safe, going bad, or a known problem with this model before I tear down my entire surround system in our living room to add this to our collection. Also when powering it on the fan attempts to turn but stops, does it only come on when the temp gets to a certain degrees.? Or should it run constantly? Thanks for any information that will get us up and running again!! Bo

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There is or seems to be a bad or cold solder connection on that Printed circuit board that is going to need to be resoldered or it can cause more damage to the unit. And on this model, the fan will start at power up but shut down untill the output section heat sinks get hot.

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