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Protect mode fix - Sony Str-Se501 Stereo Receivers

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    Kurt Rasmussen Apr 26, 2014

    I found a couple of buttons on the front didn't work also sometimes it would work but if i tapped the amp it would PROTECT so i found a capacitor in the very front was corroded and one of its leads bearly hanging. It is a 5.5V .1f cap and looks like a transistor square and black. I am going to replace it and see if it takes care of the problem.

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This is a hardware problem you need to open the receiver and check all channels, one of the channels could be blown.

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