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Picture tube doesn't turn off

I have a Panasonic CT-31G30T television that is 10 years old. When I turn the power off with the remote or the button on the front of the TV, the picture tube will sometimes stay brightly lit and not turn off. By turning the power off/on a few times the picture tube may turn off sometimes; other times I have to unplug the TV. The problem is intermittent and not always there. Any idea what the problem is and what a ball park cost to fix might be?

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Re: Picture tube doesn't turn off

The power relay driver or the relay itself is bad. Its sticking closed so the voltage is there for the power supply but the micro has turned off the tuner.

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