Every time I put in a DVD and Turn the volume up, the reciever shuts off, I can turn it right back on, and it will play for a while and shut right back off. If I play the DVD at a normal lvl it works. Can anyone help?
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hello ,i strongly suspect the units protect circuit is sensing a speaker problem.Listen to each speaker to see if all the drivers(woofer,midrange,tweeter) are working and if so are any of them sounding distorted.When an amp is damaged it wont play at all,sounds like a bad speaker to me.
Check the ohm load for the reciever, then check to see what ohms are of the speakers. make sure they match. 4ohm to 4ohm, 8ohm to 8ohm. If unit feels hot when it shuts off, it's a themal overload, put in to keep the reciever from getting damaged. It comes back on when cool right? Overload could be on its way out and shutting down at a lower temp too
unplug the reciever for at least 15 minutes. then replug in all of your speakers making sure there is no bare wire showing. if the reciever doesnt ower on replace the fuse inside(make sure unplugged from wall)
If you remove the video and audio inputs to the reciever and select dvd does it still shut down? You may have a bad rca jack that is shorted and it is causing the reciever to go into protective shut down. You can try moving the input to anothe input say aux in or vcr and see if it does the same. If it does try changing your rca jacks. You can also try just the video in and see if it does not shut down or one of the audio inputs one at a time,you may be able to isolate the problem. Always check you have the gozintos and goesouttos in the right places. what happens if you disconnect the jacks completly does it stay on and if it does do the one at a time input yellow for video white next for left channel then red for right channel audio. Hope this helps
The manual suggests disconnecting inputs and outputs and power, letting it sit for an hour, then plugging it back in and turning volume to max to see if it still shuts off. If it does, the problem is with the unit. If it doesn't, the problem is elsewhere.
Judging from some other sites, this is a common problem. If you take it to a dealer, suggest they check the AC input. Before anything else, make sure that there are no stray wires on your speakers connecting the positive and negative clips, which will cause a short and activate the amp protection.
I had the same problem with an Onky502 and replaced it today with an Onkyo606. It worked fine for an hour then started shutting off automatically. I'm following the manual and letting it cool off now for an hour, and meantime I'll check my speakers.
this is a common problem with this unit the main thing is a low grade capcitor that the manufacturers used which is known to discharge all of its power at once which it recieves a high signal output and tells the unit to shut down the solution is very technical but basiclly you gave to install a higher amp capacitor.