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Sound not coming from left side surround sound speaker or my right side front speaker

There is no sound coming from my left side surround sound speaker. and no sound coming from my right side front speaker,while watching my jvc tv or playing a video tape. when I play my reciever or a music cd they all work. does amyone know what may be going on. This just all of a sudden started all of a sudden. When I place my right side front speaker wire on the left side front speaker connection the right side front speaker works. Thanks Billy

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Re: Sound not coming from left side surround sound...

It is highly likely that you're TV is outputting mono sound, hence the left channel only. check your physical connections to the TV and the balance / channel volume on the television as well.

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