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I have pioneer vsx-524-k receiver power comes on then right

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I have pioneer vsx-524-k receiver power comes on then right back off it smels. Hot
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Home Theater-Stereo
Expert:  Nathan replied 10 months ago.

Hello, I’m Nathan, and I’ll be assisting you today. My livelihood depends on your positive feedback, so your satisfaction is my highest priority.

Sorry to hear you’re having trouble.

The shut down is a protection circuit kicking in to protect the receiver from damage.

This could be caused by a short in one of the speakers or components, thermal fault, or an internal defect in the amp itself.

You can try a few fixes yourself. To begin, power the receiver off, and disconnect all speakers and components. Try to turn it back on in Tuner (am/fm) mode and see if it will stay on. If it does, power off and reconnect 1 speaker, then power on to test again. Continue this process until you isolate the speaker or component causing the problem, or until everything operates normally.

Let me know the results, and I’ll advise further if needed.

Nathan

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I tried what said I turned receiver on seen wire burning were should l take it for repaire
Expert:  Nathan replied 10 months ago.

You saw wires burning, internally?

Or the speaker wires were burned?

Expert:  Nathan replied 10 months ago.

Do you still need help with this?