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NETGEAR Nighthawk AX8 Router (RAX80) - Can only hear clicking / ticking sounds when plugged in power

Veggur
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NETGEAR Nighthawk AX8 Router (RAX80) - Can only hear clicking / ticking sounds when plugged in power

Hi

 

On 26. August 2021 my Nighthawk AX8 router just stopped working all of a sudden. I noticed that there was no light indication on the router and the only thing I could hear from it was a faint clicking or ticking sound. I tried to unplug it couple of times and reset it but with no avail. I had the latest firmware version installed.

 

I'm not sure what I can do now since the warranty just expired. I don't know wheter this can be fixed or not.

 

I purchased the router for 350$ in Februar 2020 and I would expect such a premium router would last more than 1.5 years. I am deeply disappointed.

 

Regards
Veggur

Model: RAX80|Nighthawk AX8 8-Stream WiFi Router
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DarrenM
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Re: NETGEAR Nighthawk AX8 Router (RAX80) - Can only hear clicking / ticking sounds when plugged i...

Hello Veggur

 

I would still contact support and tell them the router died they still may be able to RMA the unit.

 

https://www.netgear.com/support/contact.aspx

 

DarrenM

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Devilstrider
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Re: NETGEAR Nighthawk AX8 Router (RAX80) - Can only hear clicking / ticking sounds when plugged in p

Why does this router have so many issues?
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