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6842PE won't switch on for more than 3 seconds

What is the cost of a power supply? This tv is only 2 years old is it a known" lemon"? If i invest more money into it, will i be reinvesting in another 2 years?

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Its most likely a blown capacitor. It can be replaced relatively easily. I had the same issue.
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It is i good tv im not surten but i think it is worth it i have a byd:sign the chepest flat screen u can buy same problum it stall works for 4 years

Posted on Nov 11, 2008

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