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Hard to turn on and often turns off

Often I have to take the computer batteries out or turn them insitu to get the radio to work. Sometimes a squeeze of the casing gets it going. The radio has strong sentimental value otherwise I wouldnt bother you. The tone slider switch doesnt work either ( maybe needs a service).

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Thankyou for the prompt reply but I have discoverred that Sony have a service centre in Auckland City so I'll give them a go and see if it can be fixed there. Regards.
Rick.

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