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Everything works with my bose lifestyle model 5 music center but the display wont light up. Do I have a bulb out or something ? How can I fix this, its driving me nuts! Thanks for any help you can give. Ryan

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  • Anonymous Dec 21, 2008

    same thing

  • Anonymous Dec 22, 2008

    same problem. Without display

  • dcdlexmass Dec 31, 2008

    Same system .... Exact same problem.



    Is there a posted pictorial fix for this simple yet aggravating issue?

  • ronnieblaze Jan 03, 2009

    I've hod my bose 5 series for 7 years works good but ive had no display lights for the last 5 years. can you show (tell) me how to fix this? thanks rasco.


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According to other threads this is due to a bad capacitor (either C19 or C16). It is a 33uF capacitor rated at 25V. Needs to be replaced by a 33uF higher voltage (like 63V). Have the same issue but have not yet completed the fix. Please perform a search on the forum and you will find it. It says is on the lower left side of the console pcb.

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    althoffk Jan 16, 2009

    I have a service manual with complete pcb layouts and circuit diagrams, contact me in case someone is interested.

  • lobabie May 15, 2011

    i am interested. I need to fix mine. The display has'nt lit up in years. please e-mail me at loisbodiford@att.net

  • Jonathon Chappell
    Jonathon Chappell Sep 02, 2015

    could you send it to me also please at jonoandjane@ihug.co.nz

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