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Left channel not working

I have checked speakers and wiring. i have no sound coming out of left channel front and rear. the right side works find. is this something i can repair. thanks

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Probably Broken solder connections in unit. I have seen these units have many poor broken connections throughout amp espcially around poweramp ic .IC701
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