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Fuse keeps blowing

I put in a new fuse and right when we powered it back up, you could hear it pop again. what'd do you think could be causing this? Thank you Joey D.

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Re: fuse keeps blowing

NEVER EVER replace a fuse and think that va fuse will blow all by itself. The fuses are there to protect the set from catching on fire incase theres a short inside the set. Now in some cases an intermittant short can work after you replace the fuse but if its burnt black or brownish, theres a short inside the set in one of the circuits. always use a 100 watt light bulb across a blown fuse if your not sure if there is a short. if there is, the light will absorb the short and glow bright. if there is no short the bulb will glow bright , then go down very dim. you could have a main power supply problem, such as shorted bridge rectifyers,shorted main b+ capacitor, Hot could be shorted, or the Vertical or audio output IC could be shorted

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Re: fuse keeps blowing

Techman seems to have covered it up nicely. A fuse repeatedly blowing indicates a major short in the Circuits. Get professional help. If u are a techie, or a Semi techie, you could check the Rectifier diodes and the Power Supply regulator (STR).

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