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Smoking tv When I turned on the tv set, it made a strange noice, then came out smoke from the rear left side of the tv.

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Smoke is never a good thing. Is the set still under warranty? If so, request warranty service. If not, can you carefully open up the back and either post a photo here or post what you see? Look for burned resistors or capacitors that have bulging tops. Let us know what you find.

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