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Noise when changing the volume

Can i clean it or do i need to replace
ps audio 6.0 preamp

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You can try cleaning it first.Unplug and disconnect the unit. get some electronics contact cleaner with lube. Spray the interior of the potentiometer liberally while rotating the knob back and forth. don't be afraid of using too much cleaner.
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