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Onkyo Receiver 606 - Overheated

My Onkyo 606 receiver was switched ''on'' for 2 days. The receiver panel said ''DVD mode'', though the DVD player itself was off. So the receiver was on for 2 days while dvd player was off. However, the receiver was really really really hot when i noticed this. Has this incident damaged my receiver? How can i check? Thanks,

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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Even if the Onkyo was hot but there was adequate ventilation, then there should be no need for concern and it should still be functional  Additionally, it has built-in diagnostics and auto-protection system. If on the otherhand the Onkyo TX-SR606 is currently inoperative, the only easy user doable try of a fix is a full reset (if haven't been done):

  • turn ON the SR606;
  • press and holtd the VCR/DVR button;
  • while still pressing on the above button, press the ON/STANDBY button;
  • release only when "CLEAR" is displayed;
  • uthe Onkyo would enter Standby mode;
  • try the unit.
The above is as prescribe in the user's manual and should force the unit to revert back to factory defaults removing glitches, errors in settings & configurations, memories, presets and user preferences.  Should the above be not corrective, options then are:
  • consider a DIY (do-it-yourself) repair if and only if very familiar with electronic components & circuitry, use of a DVM/VOM, a soldering iron/station and safe working practices with high voltages. Access to a Service Manual or at the very least, a schematic diagram would be an advantage (a challenge in itslef);
  • should you be uncomfortable with a DIY, perhaps your best bet would then be to seek the services of an authorized Onkyo  Service Center (specially if still under warranty) or a qualified professional.
If you are considering a DIY, foremost to check would be standby and logic +5VDC, visual checks for any dried up or have leaked capacitors.

Good luck and thank you for asking FixYa.

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