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Speaker noise When I adjust my volume control knob, there is a VERY loud static noise. I think it might be dust or lint, but when I opened the case to try to clean it, the electronic board is glued in so I can't access the inside of the knob control. Anyone have any suggestions?


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The contacts on the volume control (potentiometer) get oxidized over time on any analog rotary volume control. With the power off, crank the volume control back and forth real fast for a minute or two, this will do the most cleaning of the contacts that you can do without access to the insides. Ultimately you'll probably need to sprary some tuner wash/tuner cleaner or other electronic parts cleaner in the know (with the electricity disconnected) and then work the knob back and forth. Tuner wash bottles are available at electronic specialty stores or radio shack and usually have a long extension tube (like what comes with WD40). You might be surprised where you can reach with the extension tube.
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