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Volume varies by itself on the Yamaha htr5840 Receiver

The volume is going from low to very loud all by itself.

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The pod that controls the volume knob is either very dirty or needs replaced! (If you remove knob you will see the shaft of the volume pod go into the pod itself) You may try cleaning with a can of high pressure air by spraying short bursts of air in and around the pod area! If that doesent work you will have to replace the volume pod!...Please rate my response! Thank You!

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