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W3706MC Rear Output Connectors Problem

There are two color coded (Red and Black) sets of output connectors for the speakers. One set quit providing sound to the speaker altogether, the other set works to some degree, except it sounds garbled, as if I was listening an AM radio station. Dell's Decision One (the company that fixes Dell TVs) solution? $687.00 for freight from VA to OH, $262.00 base price for diagnosing the problem, plus parts and labor. I might as well buy a new TV. Warranty is expired. Is there a way to replace those connectors? How can I find out the part number? Another Dell technician suggested I purchase a surround system but I am not sure if a surround system will solve the problem since one set of connectors does not work and the other sounds worst than my local AM radio station. Any suggestions?

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I bought one recently from the pawn shop. GREAT BUY for me because it had no sound. Hooking it up to an external Audio Receiver, I use the pass through (Audio Out) from the DELL, and it works like a charm. Try this out!

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I would 1st confirm that the rattling is not comming from the speakers. hook different speakers up to test. if continue to garble, the boardmay have a short. ebay the description audio board for dell ???? you may find it.

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