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MSFS Exterior Engine Sound Stops intermittently going from Interior to Exterior views

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Hey all,
Just a couple of days ago, my exterior engine sounds, which run on classic Legacy soundpack, stopped working on exterior view, but intermittently. You cycle through interior to exterior several times and sometimes it plays and sometimes it doesnt. This runs parrallel with the SoundXML with PCK, a stock Asobo PCK which I am using for clicks and sound effects only. The SoundXML has the 'engine' sound section deleted, so that only my Legacy version works with engine sounds. For some reason, it was running fine and now it is not.

Any thoughts as to why this might be happening?

For those that say you cannot run both Legacy and modern Asobo SoundXML systems, you are wrong, as my Bucker is evidence you can, and the Skylark I am building now also 'did' run it perfectly. But I broke it somehow.

Any idea's? I would be so grateful.

I have the entire engine section in the SoundXML deleted, not just parts. I am using the Asobo VL3 PCK sound system.

Bill
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Well, I got it working, but had to go with a different base Asobo PCK file. The VL3 developed problems, and in backtracking and starting fresh, testing with the Savage soundpack, then adding back my own sound settings to the SoundXML, I got it to work fine. Running Sound XML and CFG sets in parallel again without intermittent sound 'blanking' (if thats a term).

I have a theory. If you exclude/delete the Engine sections (2) in the SoundXML, I think (from what I was finding this evening), that it causes the blanking, but if you leave the section headers for the engine sections in the config, but comment out the engine sound settings, then its fine. Could be only with these two files, not sure.

I wonder why the VL3 wouldnt run parallel but the Savage would?
 
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