* You will be working with high voltage equipment. I am not responsible for any attained injuries (or your stupidity).
* Use common sense when following this guide. If you are questioning your ability to complete this repair, it is best to have a professional do the job.
* '''Professionals:''' This is not a long term fix. It is meant for the home user to fix their receiver with minimal cost. For the sake of not having the issue come back, it is best to replace the failed board in question. As such,I do not recommend using it asa .standard fix in a business
If your Pioneer VSX-918V series receiver has developed control problems and would like to try and fix the problem without a new board, this guide will show you how to use contact cleaner to try and restore functionality.
'''Note: While this fix is likely to work, I do not guarantee the life of the repaired board or that this will even work at all. Some may last the life of the receiver while others will fail again and need replacement.Thisfix .may not work at all'''
To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.
NOTE: During reassembly, the zipties on the fan must be replaced. Forgetting to do this may cause the wires to jam the fan and put the receiver in protection mode.