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Bose wave radio wont turn on

Wont turn on is ther a fuse or some part i can access

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I have one that is doing the same thing. Will your radio make a POP sound when you unplug it? I was told by Bose Tech it is 15 yrs old and they will not work on it. He told me that if it makes a POP sound that it is not the fuse or power supply???

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