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Have a VR-407 receiver, all of a sudden there's no audio coming out of the speakers from the TV. Also, DVD, tuner and CD player have no sounds. Speakers are only a couple years old.

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Check for basic things like speakers being turned off or switched to speaker b from a and the tape monitor switch being on. Larry's Electronics.

Posted on Apr 28, 2010

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    TIMOTHY TAYLOR Aug 11, 2014

    i did that and it still doesnt have any sound..it was playing and it just made the clickin sound like it does when you switch from a to b then was when it quit producing sound..THANKS FOR QUICK ANSWER LARRY,,,TIM

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    Larry Stiles Aug 11, 2014

    see if it will stay n with speakes disconnected just running into headphones.

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You're guessing. That is exactly the wrong thing to do. Get the manual.

http://www.retrevo.com/support/Kenwood-VR-205-Receivers-manual/id/480ci174/t/2/

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It sounds as though one or more of the MOSFET's failed. MOSFET's are metal-oxide semiconductor field effect transistors. In layman's terms the Ic responsible for amplifying the sound produced in a given circuit.
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My advice send it in and have it estimated and repaired. You might even research the net and send it off to have it done... Stereo repair is a very competitive market and it could save you some real bucks..
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