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I have a Nad preamp 1020 A and the volume control dont work well. How can i get this part? Claude

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You dont need to replace it just open it put a drop or two of cleaning oil in volume control and it should work fine

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* If it doesn't have a volume control it's already set to max. That's normal for power amps. Your receiver / preamp controls the volume fed to them.

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