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JFYI the channels to use are 1, 6 and 11. They are the only ones that don't overlap, so you will get the best performance.
WPA2 can be problematic. But enabling it on both routers should not be a problem. The router itself may be the problem. Also FYI you don't need a router for additional wireless coverage, all you need is an wireless access point (WAP or AP).
I myself don't use "combo" devices. My router, switches and APs are all separate devices. This allows me to chose the device best suited for the task. YMMV.
Regards, Frederick C. Wilt