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On-Off-On-Off-On-Off-On-Off-On-Off REALLY FAST

Worked great for 10 years, then suddenly when I try to turn on my GE 27GT616 27" TV it does this:

On-Off-On-Off-On-Off-On-Off-On-Off REALLY FAST and then never does power up...

Also, on a side note, are there different versions of this set with the same model number? I keep reading other posts about composite connections on the back and/or built-in VCRs. Mine has ONE coax input and that's it. No other inputs. I've always had to use an RF converter to connect it to DVD players, etc..
Label says it was manufactured in July of 1998.

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  • heatherpink Jan 06, 2009

    SAME THING HAPPENED TO ME TODAY!!!  Worked great for 10 years, then suddenly when I try to turn on my GE 27GT616 27" TV it does this:

    On-Off-On-Off-On-Off-On-Off-On-Off REALLY FAST and then never does power up... 

    Label says it was manufactured in July of 1998.


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Needs to have the regulator circuit rebuilt... I think for that unit it's p/n 231523 but ask the dustributor to check that before ordering, every suffix version has different kit numbers. Just give the order desk the FULL model number of your Tv..

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