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Kenwood VR-6070 no sound?

Just this week my Kenwood VR-6070 stopped producing sound. No matter what mode I use via DVD, video 1, 2, 3, etc no sound comes from the speakers? I've tried everything, but no luck. What could be the problem?

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  • baupad Dec 10, 2007

    Actually, I have sound from fm and am but none from any other channel. Until recently all was fine.

  • Anonymous Dec 18, 2007

    NO Sound on my Kenwood KFR x9070d no matter what input you'll be using.

  • Brutane Jan 25, 2008

    Yeah I've got the same issue. I messed with the optical connections and could get i working most days but now I get no sound what so ever. Not even on the tuner, or the speaker test menu.



    I switched inputs to the 3 front jacks and got sound for about an hour then it quit again,.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2008

    MIne too.

    Thought it was all the digital inputs I just added, and after a wait it would kick back in. now nothin.

  • zandro376 Jun 21, 2008

    same thing as in my receiver. i cant get any sound from my speakers even i tuner.



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You need to replace the amp i have worked on receivers for 8 years now and it is verry common for them to blow a amp but i will worn you the amp is a pricey peice

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I sent my unit to the repair shop back in January, in two weeks they diagnosed the problem as cold solder joints and a few bad capacitors. about a month later it started doing the same thing again - so in March of 08 I sent it back and they still have it to this day. I've contacted them and they say their repair guy has invented some new curse words for it.. but has not yet repaired the problem.

He has said that he's replaced the face unit and it did not fix the problem.

After it was repaired the first time, the unit would produce sound immediately after being turned on... a week later, i had to set a pillow over the vent holes to make the unit heat up a bit before it would produce sound.

Posted on Jun 24, 2008

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