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Yamaha RX-V1 Power

When I try to power up unit it shuts off. Pushing the power switch you can hear "clicking", but the unit won't stay on.

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Re: Yamaha RX-V1 Power

Got the same problem and did some searching.
Strange thing is that next day the amp works fine.
This is what I found on

SYMPTOM: The power cannot be turned on, or the protection circuit is activated to turn off the power.
CAUSE: Fluid leakage occurs from the backup capacitor C633 0.047F 5.5V (C662 in the case of RX-V3000/DSP-AX2) on the Function PCB and causes a short with the adjacent components and between patterns, resulting in operation of the protection circuit. Fluid leakage tends to occur with this capacitor particularly with high internal cabinet temperatures, with or without the power on. Often, the leakage is only visible with very careful inspection.

SOLUTION: Two types of backup capacitors are now available with a longer expected service life. When servicing, thoroughly clean the leaked fluid from the PCB and from under any nearby components before replacing the capacitor. There are models other than those mentioned above that use the subject backup capacitor. Check them for fluid leakage and replace the capacitor as needed.
PART(S): Old
Ref. No. Part No. Description Remarks
C633 or
V3860300 ELECTROLYTIC CAP 0.047F/5.5V Vertical type
* VU545000 ELECTROLYTIC CAP 0.047F/5.5V
Horizontal type
Ref. No. Part No. Description Remarks
C633 or
C662 WD294400 ELECTROLYTIC CAP 0.047F/5.5V Vertical type
* WD292000 ELECTROLYTIC CAP 0.047F/5.5V Horizontal type

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Re: Yamaha RX-V1 Power

The amp is blown. Unhook all speakers and try it again. If it still shuts down it will have to be repaired.

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