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No LED Display On The Bose Lifestyle Model 5 Music Center

My system works fine, but over time the LED display on the music center slowly faded to total darkness. What can I do to fix this problem?



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Hi, you have to replace the 100uf capacitors c14 c15 c16 c17 and c19 on the digital board, that will cure your LED fad problem.


Posted on Dec 28, 2009

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  • aaodabashian Nov 18, 2010

    THIS WORKS!! My C19 was 33uF @ 25V. I replaced C14-17 with 100uF @ 63V and C19 with 33uF @ 63V. Of course replacement electrolytic caps can go over voltage with no problem...

  • John Smith
    John Smith Sep 16, 2011

    how did you open the case???

  • John Smith
    John Smith Sep 16, 2011

    how do you open the case on this thing???



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