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High pitch noise and the power light flashes.

To start off the TV would only sometimes make a high pitch sound once in a while, like when someone would walk by it. As time went by the high pitch became more frequent and it would change frequency. The power light flashes three times before it would stay on.

Is it fixable?
About how much could it cost it get fixed?
How hard would it be to fix?
What would need to be replaced?
Where could I get the parts to fix it?

Model # - F36650
Serial # - C304C21D3
Chassis # - ATC113CA1

Thank You For Your Time,
Nash

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Most likely it is the flyback transformer. I have had meny RCA tv's with a bad Flyback and H.O.T transistor bad. Cost depends on the service center. Parts average around $60.00 dealer, so depending on mark up and shop labor it could vary greatly. If you have never changed these parts it is best to have a service man do it ... Take it to the shop and save the trip call charge $49.00 and up to $125.00..

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