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No audio my Onkyo dv-s353 DVD player played great with my tx-ds494 Reciever for over 6 years. Recently all I get is video with s-video cord and no sound with av cables? I've conected the dvd player (dv-s353) strait to the tv and got sound and video.I've conected another dvd player to the reciever(tx-ds494) and also got the same results of no sound on the tv. Everything else on the reciever works fine. It appears that the issue is in the reviever. Do you know what to do to fix it or what to look for? (thanks)

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Re: No audio

Most of the time its the amps that are bad and need changing. This will be transistors on heatsink in the reciever. Part number should be on the amp.

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Sound like a poor connection to me. Verify the integrity of the cable on some different equipment if possible. Use some electrical contact cleaner such as DeOxit or Servisol Super 10 on the cable connectors and also in the computer audio output. Spray cleaner on the jack and then push in and out of the socket several times to scrub the connectors.

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