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try hooking the radio power wires to the battery! To '' TEST'' twist red and yellow put on the poss. blk. on neg. ! take a speaker and test speaker wire out put! if don't work output is blown out! but will still work with rca jacks hook to small amp ! this to pull sound out of your radio for sure!!
With what signal did you try? Maybe your signal source (DVD/TV or radio) didn't contain any sounds for the center channel. Go to the Setup menu, Speaker setup / Manual setup and find there item called "Test tone". It will output a test tone to each speaker individually (you will see on LCD which speaker is being tested at each moment). If you will hear a sound from the center now, there is no issue and center is working fine, just your source didn't contain any sound for the center.
If it doesn't work, then either you have faulty cable, faulty speaker or faulty center output of the receiver. - Try connecting the center speaker to different output of receiver (this will test if speaker is OK). - Try connecting working LEFT speaker to left output with CENTER cable (this will test if cable is OK). - Try connecting working LEFT speaker with working cable to the CENTER output (this will test the output of receiver if OK - but use the Test Tone from Setup).
Looks like the speaker is blown , or the wiring inside the speaker is broken. To test if the speaker is working, simply hook up the terminals to the ends of a AA, AAA or C battery. Speaker should make a noise, and the cone should push outwards ( or pull inwards, if the polarity of the battery is reversed). Also test the wires that are hooked to the amplifier with a speaker that you know is good working order, just to make sure that there is nothing wrong on the wiring, on that particular channel in the amp.
make shure you have the correct polarity ,black negative and red is positive ,also make shure you have enough of the end of speaker wire stripped , if that is all good then remove the speaker from your system and hook it up to a regular stereo so you can test the speaker , if the speaker still does not work then you have internal problems in that speaker , if the speaker does work then you have problems with your sorround channel , if both the rear channels are not working it is highly unlikely that both speakers are defective so you probably want to consult the manufacturers warranty and let them either replace the speaker or speakers or the unit that supplys the power to the speaker , hope this helps you and good luck, glenn