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Replace fuse Bose Wave Radio

I need to replace the fuse in my Bose Wave Radio. In order to do this, I must remove the PC board so that I can solder in a new fuse. Does anyone know how I disassemble the radio to get to the PC board? I can remove the top cover, but I cant see how to expose the PC board.

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  • jon68 Apr 20, 2008

    I have an Bose Wave radio, AWR1-1W that won't power up, makes a loud pop when unplugged.
    I know the fix for the newer version of this radio is the 5vdc power supply transistor.
    Do you have any suggestions. If you can offer some info I'd appreciate it. Thanks

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For the AWR1-1W turn it over and there are 4 screws that you must remove. When your looking at the circuit board the fuse is just below the power supply and back of radio. If the radio makes a ‘POP’ sound when you unplug it may not be the fuse as power is getting past the fuse. I have the same trouble with mine. I called BOSE Tech and he said if it makes that ‘POP’ sound after unplugging it is not fuse or power supply. They will not even allow me to send it in for repairs as the radio is over 15 years old and considered unserviceable.

Maybe someone else can give us a quick fix.

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I have same problem. I don't know the fix but I certainly would not take Bose service tech at his word. Bose simply has goal to sell new units.

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