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I have a Yamaha RX-V657. the problem is i get nothing from front speakers. checked wiring by switching speaker leads to differnt channel and speakers work ok. tried running auto set up and does not recognize that speakers are connected. did i blow a fuse inside or something?

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  • rwicinski Feb 01, 2010

    thanks,it was the speaker switch not on A. could have sworn i checked that and every thing else i could yhink of. oh well . thanks again, Rob

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First, check the A/B speaker select switch on the front of the receiver and make sure A is on. It will light up on the display. If that is on and you still have no audio, make sure "Direct" is off. If it is off then connect a cd or dvd to the direct input on the jack panel in the rear and turn "direct" on. If you now have audio, your receiver has a bad chipset and needs repair. If it's still under warranty have it repaired, if not. Think long and hard over a replacement model. It's a 400 to 500 dollar repair. Hope that's not the case! Hope this helps

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