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Power on problem

Hey guys, my receiver seems to work great once it powers up, but getting it to turn on can be a problem. For a couple years it's had some kind of issue where if I unplug the unit and it completely powers down, it really has problems turning back on. When plugged back in, the red light by the letters "ECO" will be on, but when I press the power button the speakers make a deep pop sound, the red light goes off, and then a second later the red light comes back on and the unit has not powered up. I used to be able to get it to turn on after hitting the power button several times, but now this doesn't seem to work. Is the unit toast or is there anything I can do? Thanks!

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Re: Power on problem

Well this helped me find the relay but I found that after i pulled it off the board that it has some corosion around the metal prongs that hold it to the board. Could not get the relay open to do what is posted above , tryed opening it several times. Not sure if you are supposed to open it but could someone let me know. I am scraping around the prongs to get the corosion off hoping it will help but might just replace it alltogether. Further info on how to open the relay to do what is posted would help, I would appreciate any help, plzzzzz! :)

Posted on Aug 28, 2008

Re: Power on problem

Left channel does not work

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I found a solution at the following link:

OR just search on AIWA AV D57.
This guy figured out a fix on a newer model of the AIWA, but the symptoms sound the same. It's worth a try.

Posted on Jun 11, 2008

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