Question about Bose LifeStyle 5 Series-III CD Shelf System

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No sound I purchased my system in 2001. Have never moved it since purchase. I have never had a problem with it until today. I inserted a disc but got no sound. Checked radio, tape, etc. and also got no sound. Disc is turning, so it is not the motor. I appreciate any insight you can give.

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  • kegsy May 11, 2008

    Yes same problem and there is sound when using the headphone socket. Keen to know how to get the sub to switch on.

  • fcrobinson3 Jul 07, 2008

    My CD turns, however no sound. Is there a fuse to the power unit.

    I have unplugged all power sources. Some times when switching on power unit, I get a POP, than that is all.

  • Anonymous Aug 28, 2008

    We have had the sound problem for some time now. It is intermittent, It pops and has a loud crackling noise and the sound goes out. We have check for loose wires.It seems to happen when the TV is on.Haven't notice it with cd player.

  • jack383 Sep 07, 2008

    I have the same problem along with the display is black will the C-19 fix both of these problems I did find the C-19 on the left side of the board mine is a 50v if I change this will it fix both problems Thanks Jack

  • register91 Feb 01, 2009

    Hi David,
    Yes it is a sound from the headphone outlet.. But not in my Sub. speaker. How could I fix it.!!! Thanks..

  • passion4JC Feb 17, 2009

    David_77, I do have sound form my headphones, would the fix be the R428 replacement?

  • BurnedPancak May 11, 2010

    What is your fix for this problem?


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Do you have sound from the headphone outlet? If yes, then it could be a known problem on the model 5 where it will not switch on the sub.. I have a fix for this, just let me know.

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    What is your fix for the Bose lifesytle 5 with no sound?


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