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Rear left channel not working on Onkyo NR801

There is no sound coming from my rear left channel. First, the sound was intermittent. Now, there is no sound coming from that speaker at all. I've ruled out wires and speaker because when the same wire and speaker are attached to a different channel, they work fine. What could be causing this and can this be fixed myself or outside cheaply? Unfortunately, the receiver is out of warranty. Please help. Thanks in advance.

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Sounds as if it's time for a shop visit, unless you want to try this yourself. The panel connection on the rear of the receiver, or the protection relay have apparently come loose from the circuit board. It happens sometimes when stress causes the cabling to pull on the back of the unit..accordianman

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