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Both left and right speakers play audio for right speaker

I'm not sure why, but all of a sudden, my left speaker no longer plays the "left speaker" channel -- when I hit "test tone", no sound comes out for the left speaker, but both the left *and* right speaker play the audio for the right speaker. I've tried unplugging and re-plugging-in the cables -- it hasn't changed anything. Anyone have any other suggestions?

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Re: both left and right speakers play audio for right...

I think you mean the left channel is out but when you use test tone, the sound comes from left and right channels through the right channel speaker. If this is case, the switching IC is malfuncting. Unit needs service

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