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Marantz 2230 receiver power button won't stay in and on

I want to fix the power button on my marantz 2230 stereo receiver. It doesn't stay in. This happens every few years. I guess there is some spring or something that wears out. thanks

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SOURCE: marantz sr 2230 stereo receiver

do the basic test

-first connect the RCA cable into the auxiliary input power on the receiver
-connect the speakers to the speaker output of the receiver.
-set the volume into the maximum level
-touch the RCA cable input with your hand you should hear a loud humming sound when you touch the RCA plug.
-if no sound is heard the reciever is defective or you had connected it to the wrong terminal check your connection..

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