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Sony STR DE845: rear speakers not working, three fronts are OK.

I moved and am reconnecting the unit. The Rear speakers are not working in any mode. I reset unit to factory specs per the Sony manual instructions... to no avail. I do not have anything connected to the surround inputs. Although I have the Sat/TV, DVD and Video 1 inputs connected. Prior to moving, I discovered the right rear channel not functioning (I noticed the right rear speaker problem after a Direct TV installation tech switched out my Direct TVR. I assumed that it was a loose wire) now it seems neither of the two rear channels are working.I disconnected and reconnected the speaker wires. I ran the onboard "tone" check and the three front speakers function and supply the 'white noise' indication. The rears are silent when the display indicated that they were being tested. Are the rear speakers fuse protected?
Anyone with an idea of what might be going on??

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The rear amp is malfunctioning (duh). Take it to a tech for a real diagnosis.

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