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Channel cuts out

I have a CAV-180 which has had an intermittent problem for several years, and now seems to behave more consistently: whenever the amp has been powered on for 15 minutes or more one of the channels cuts out completely, no sound or distortion. All other channels behave fine. If I turn the amp off for an hour or so and then turn it on that channel will work perfectly for the next 15 minutes, then turn off. I presume the problem has something to do with the temp of the unit when it has been on for awhile but would like anyone's expert help if this can be repaired at home or I need to ship it off. Thanks !!

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I suggest you switch your speakers and test again , if the same happens , ship it it can only be an output problem >>>>Good luck

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