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Fisher ca 9025 amplifier

Stereo is about 12 to 13 years old and always worked great. then one day went to turn it on by the remote and nothing happend. i checked all the wires and everything was hooked up properly turned off main power and unplugged to try to reset the amp the only light that was on was the red standby light nothing happend. so i took it apart and found one fuse it looked like it was intact but at the end of the cap it had a slight bubble i didn't no if that could cause the problem of not turning on or what this may be this system kicks and has clear music id hate to throw it out or spend a lot of cash to fix it what do you think the problem could be mine is in standby. If I hold the tuner button for anout 10 sec when I release button a relay clicks and unit powers up for about 8 sec then relay clicks off and back to stand mode and this happens with all components unhooked from amp

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    yes it helped.Made me realize it was something I would let a professional repair.thanks

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The amp is in protect mode. Something in the final stage is defective. This is usually caused by shorted output transistors. This unit is worth getting repaired. Expect a parts cost in the $25-$50 range.

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Posted on Dec 03, 2008

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