Theater Receivers have an incredible feature set that goes
beyond intuitive hook up and adjustment schemes.Onkyo
has a great customer support site and has hook up guides
and user manuals available for download.
To obtain the
best performance from yourOnkyo Audiounit, please take time to
familiarize yourself with the user manual before calling Onkyo Repair.
center, Rex Service
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The first troubleshooting tip is the most simple: Is the unit plugged in to a live
outlet and are all other connections properly attached? Frayed or shorted speaker
wires can cause an Onkyo receiver to go into “protect” mode.
Onkyo Repair Tip # 1
The second Onkyo diagnostic troubleshooting tip is the same for any microprocessor
based units. To reset the processor, Un-Plug the unit and leave unplugged at least
a minuet or even up to 24 hours before trying the unit again.
Onkyo Repair Tip # 2
Onkyo Repair Tip # 3
Onkyo Repair Tip # 4
The Onkyo Customer Support Web Site has Onkyo User Manuals for most models. In the
user manual has an extensive troubleshooting guide with symptoms and fixes for your
model Onkyo receiver.
Onkyo Repair Tip # 5
Call Onkyo Repair
Next try a reset to factory defaults or hard reset. You can do
a hard reset on most models with the unit in standby, hold the “VCR/DVR”
button and press the “ON/Standby” button. “Clear” will appear on the display and
the receiver will enter “Standby Mode”. This deletes the custom settings and
radio presets. This may solve your Onkyo Service problem and save a trip to Rex Service