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Bose lifestyle model 5 /Acoustimass 25 sub power problem

I have no apparent power to the receiver, have checked the transformer, it is good, previous post suggest it is a capacitor problem or a fuse....if it is a fuse is it in the sub and how do I get in there? I got inside the receiver and there is no "apparent" damage.....need advice js

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  • Anonymous Jan 26, 2009

    I have no power to the sub and i am also wondering what I can do to fix this.

  • quickfixx Feb 26, 2009

    No power to the main unit.

  • loveindy Mar 20, 2009

    No display, no lites at all. disc wont spin. Transformer output about 14 vac, normal and in accordance with the rated output. There must be a fuse on the circuit board, but I dont see it. Just resistors, transistors, diodes, etc. No clip in fuses, no soldered in fuses. But there must be a fuse, because thats the way engineers design systems to prevent fires. Where's the darn fuse?

    loveindy@cox.net

  • quality-1st May 19, 2009

    no power to the main module and no volume control on the receiver/head unit. any ideas on self repair to avoid sending it back for a hefty repair bill to bose?

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Open or leaking components will look OK but, may not function as designed. Rather than create more problems, please consider whether the unit is worth repairing by a pro/tech, if so, do so.

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Have you try plugging in the power cord.. Switch off the power cord.

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