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Tv was working fine...then shut itself off.

Tv was working fine then shut itself off. when i tried to turn it back on, it clicks 2 or 3 times and does absolutely nothing. i unpluggec it for 30 min and tried again with nothng but clicks. is there a reset button or something on this set. if it was caused by a power surge or something, can't i just reset it? please help...thanx...

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Re: tv was working fine...then shut itself off.

There is no reset button on any tvs that stop in 1980s when they no longer used tubes in chassis,s now the only tube is your picture tube. you probly have a shorted hori out put transistor.

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