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RCA RS 2040 - no sound output from speakers or earphone outlet,

The all other functions seem to be working well.

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  • in_need525 Jan 31, 2009

    I have the exact same problem. No sound output from speakers or earphone outlet, but seems to be working other wise.

  • in_need525 Jan 31, 2009

    I meet to add to the post that I would like a schematic for it if some had one I could use.

  • Anonymous May 09, 2009

    I have the exact same problem, too. It looks like everything else lights up. CD plays. No sound from speakers or headphones. This was in my husband's office. He was not abusing it. It was not being moved. It just quit working. It is only 2 1/2 years old. It seems heavy duty. I hate to toss it in the trash if there is a simple fix. He already bought a new one for his office.

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