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I HAVE AN ONKYO TX SR500 AV RECEIVER WITH A 5.1 BOSE SURROUND SOUND SYSTEM WITH SONY TV. MOST RECENTLY ONLY ONE OF MY SPEAKERS IS WORKING ON MY SURROUND SOUND. ALL WIRES ARE CONNECTED. I CHECKED ALL SETTINGS THEY APPEAR TO BE OK. I TRIED TO DO THE SPEAKER TEST WITH THE TONES BUT IT DOES NOT WORK. THE RECEIVER IS 5 YEARS OLD.BUT HARDLY USED. Can You help today. Steve

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The symptom you described can be caused by any number of things. I always start with the output power transistors which are the first things to blow with a speaker output overload condition. Unplug the power cord to your unit, remove the top cover and use an ohmmeter to check resistance from C to E on all 10 of the power transistors (Q6050 thru 54 and Q6060 thru 64) attached to the large heat sink. Blown transistors typically read <1 ohm, compared to good transistors that are >10k ohms. If you find a bad transistor it will need to be replaced.

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Need to be diagnosed my serv tech. This could be many thing. Most Onkyo receivers have 3 year warranty.

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