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Left Channel Not Working.

I have a Bose Acoustimass 16 system. I get no sound out of my left channel. I have plugged the speaker in other channels and it works, and I have tried all the other speakers in the left channel and none of them worked. Thanks. Adam

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  • jkanchors Feb 01, 2009

    Same problem.  I have checked all connections, switched speaker to verify that speaker itself is working, unplugged all components for 30 minutes to reset.  Still no left front channel.  Even went through Bose setup disc process which tests each channel for correct hookups.  No sound.  Help!

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Has it ever worked?

Try this - connect one pair of its speaker wires at a time and test it. Watch the polarity.

• Make sure all cube speaker arrays are connected to the proper terminals according to their
position in your room.
• Check to be sure all wires are connected to your surround receiver with the proper polarity
(+ to + and – to – wires). Incorrect wiring can result in a total loss of module output.
• Correct any wiring problems before you plug in your receiver and turn it on.

How do you know the receiver's Left channel isn't the fault? Sounds like a source issue.

Posted on Apr 28, 2009

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