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My reciever turns itself off

I have a sony str-dg820. In movie mode, when you turn the volume up, the display says ''protector'' and the reciever turns itself off. The volume level is still low when it does this. Also, I get no volume until the level reaches 10-11 on the display. It does not turn itself off when the setting is in 2 channel stereo. Please help!

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You most likey have a wire short on your center or rear surround speakers. The wire short will be between the + and - points of the speaker wire.

To find the problem speaker, disconnect one of the 3 speakers at a time from the back of the sony and see if the problem goes away. Once you identified the offending speaker, check both the sony side and speaker side for the short. The small wire strands are hard to see and it only takes one to trip the protection mode, so look carefully.

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