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Comes on and goes right back off

Comes on for five to 40 seconds and goes right back off

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  • nettlerash Feb 11, 2008

    it is a model RD-7103, Don't how it posted it was a RD-6105

  • Anonymous May 03, 2008

    It sounds like I have the same problem. I have the RD-6105 and I heard it short out while I was fiddling around the back of it (may have shorted the speaker wires) Now when I turn it on it automatically turns itself off after about 3 to 5 seconds. Any idea how to fix this. There was one fuse inside that I could see but it appears not to be blown.

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One of three things could be happening:
1. the most likely problem is that the impedance in the speakers is too high, causing a short
2. a faulty mechanical relay, there are two - 1 on the PSU and 1 on the main chip. the relay on the main chip may be faulty
3. there could be a problem with one or both of the main capacitors. the two caacitor responsible are huge and hard to miss you can order them from jay car pretty cheap!

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