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Old 11th January 2020
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Originally Posted by sacblanc View Post
I can open the unit, but am currently parleying with the seller so I want to be careful not to alter anything yet. Are you able to tell me what exactly I should be looking for ? Is there something I should see with my naked eyes ?
It’s a can of worms.
There’s a possibility you’d see a burned component or bulging cap in the power supply area (near the transformer), but I don’t think that’ll be the case since the unit runs when cold.
I didn’t realize this was a pre-sale inspection. If you don’t know electronics yourself, or the seller is willing to let a tech go through it before you commit, consider it a total unknown. Might be an easy fix (by a tech), might be something expensive or take a lot of shop time.