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Subwoofer clicking noise

The sub makes a loud clicking noise as its power switches on. The noise was intermittent at first but is constant now, so unit is unusable. Any clues?

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  • pcrank Apr 29, 2008

    In the end I took it to a local repair shop and paid $165AUD for a replacement PSU. The tech said that they get a fair number of these - not necessarily KEF - as Western Australia runs at 250v olts and not the rated 220-240. The replacement PSU is built to take the extra punishment. Thanks for the help.

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Hi I am afraid it sounds like exactly the same problem I had, Namely the PSU(power suplly unit) is failing, This is a common fault (by reading loads of forums) I contacted KEF today about mine and they say the probably wont be able to source any more spares(due to so many having thuis problem no doubt) So I would suggest contacting the people you bought it from,Under the consumer protection act you should expect an electrical item to "Last a reasonable amount of time" .Mine is 3 years old and I do not consider this to be a long period so kick up and you should be entitled to a repair or at worst a partial refund.Look here basically the same Sub.
http://www.avforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=436234&highlight=kef

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