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Front audio channel burnout

I have HK AVR-120 receiver/amp and TS-5 surround speaker system. Second time now, resistors on amp audio board (front channels) have burned out. Amp is in open air with good venting. Never turn above 50% of max power. Have checked and have no shorts in speakers or speaker wire. Believe amp and speakers match at 8 ohm - still checking. Can't find ohm listing on any of the speakers. Will check amp when it comes back from the repair shop today. What would cause resistors on audio board in amp to fail?
I appreciate any suggestions.
Ken

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Resistors can fail from being turned up to hire, wires getting bumped together or against metal, speakers being wrong ohms, or just plainly overheating.

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