R-2000

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  1. Ryanj52

    Ryanj52 Active Member

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    I got my first Yamaha Receiver R-2000, I bought it not tested knowing that it might not work. Well it doesn't, it turns on lights up, the turner seams to work but all I am hearing is occasional static or crackling and popping. I tried Aux, Tuner, and both Tape inputs, all with the same issue. If I tap the top it will make these noises on command. I am going to bring it somewhere to have it looked at, but would love to have an idea what it might be before I have it looked at. I always wanted one of these and decided to pick it up even knowing there were some issues.

    Any ideas would be appreciated,

    Thanks Ryan
     

     

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  2. OMGCat!

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    It's worth trying to clean the selector with deoxit or at least turn it back and forth a bunch of times.
    I had an R-300 that made no noise at all due to an extremely dirty selector.
     
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  3. Ryanj52

    Ryanj52 Active Member

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    Thanks I will give that a try
     
  4. avionic

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    Turn the volume control down low and toggle the front panel Pre/Main Coupler switch for shits and giggles.
     
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  5. Ryanj52

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    I will, Thanks!
     
  6. Ryanj52

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    This afternoon when it was making noise i could also hear a relay click. I took top cover, bottom and face plate off to tried to clean the pots and switches, they are pretty hard to get to, i may have to take more a part. I put it back together and now I am getting nothing. I don't know if i got deoxit on something I shouldn't have. I am going to try again tomorrow.
     
  7. SoCal Sam

    SoCal Sam Lunatic Member

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    Relay click and working tuner are good signs, especially the finicky tuner.
     
  8. Ryanj52

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    Today I am not hearing anything no music, no static or cracking and no relay click. It lights up the turner locks on channels, the power outlets in the back work. I tried speakers a,b and c and all inputs. I am not sure what else to try.
     
  9. avionic

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    You may have pulled a wire loose or pinched a wire when you were cleaning your switches.
     
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  10. Ryanj52

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    Thanks I didn't think of that, I will double check. The pots are tough to get to, I took the top cover, bottom and face plate off and still couldn't get them all without taking it further apart. I was afraid maybe I got deoxit on something I shouldn't have.
     

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