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The receiver shuts down when zone 2 is turned on

Whenever I select zone 2 (to turn on zone 2) the receiver completely losses power "turns off" as though it was switched off.

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  • Joe Fletcber Jul 01, 2007

    Thanks, your advice pointed me to my speakers (all in the ceiling). I "adjusted" the wires to the most suspect speaker and what do you know, zone 2 is rockin'!

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Disconnect the speakers on Zone 2 and try to turn on the receiver again. If the receiver works, there is a shorted speaker wire, pinched wire, or a blown speaker on zone 2. Good Luck

Posted on Jul 01, 2007

  • Larry  Dillon
    Larry Dillon Jul 02, 2007

    Glad to hear it. Congrats!

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