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Directv DVR Plus R15 Receiver won't power on

Have had no problems in undisturbed, same set up environment for 1-1/2 years. Won't power on. Tried different outlets, different chords, extensions, etc. Have powered it off for 5 minutes several times as manual suggests. Still won't power on.

Is there some sort of blown in-line fuse with the R15 receiver?

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Sounds like the receiver has gone bad. if you have tried it in numerous rooms/outlets and its not the electrical cord (its plugged in tightly at the back if its detachable) sounds like the receiver needs replaced. if you have the protection plan it MAY be covered under this and MAY be replaced for free. contact directv at 800-531-5000

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