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FLM2601 powers up and works for about 5 mins and then powers off

I replaced the power supply on my FLM2601. The unit turns on find and works for a little then suddenly powers off. I trys putting a cooling fan behind it but to no help.

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Have you checked out your power supply? if the caps are going bad then that may be the problem

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