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RCA HDTV R52WH74YX61 blown fuse

Hi I pulled the blow fuse and went to radio shack to try and replace it no luck
The fuse says .6a/125v and P233
It has some symbol F. before the 6a not sure if this is . 6 or 6amp
could not find either one at radio shack any help with alternitive fuse ?

Thanks
Jeff

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  • Jeff Costello Nov 23, 2008

    Hi

    Thanks for the info

    The .6a fuse was fried black as coal

    I replaced it with a 1.0a just to try it it cooked as soon as I plugged in the set

    is thefl231 in the same location as the .6a fuse?

    thanks

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There are 3 small red rectangular shape objects to the right of the flyback transformer these are fuses the fl231 most time goes bad .fl231 is the location number under the green circuit board. the location number can also be wriitten on top(brown side of the cicuit board)
you may have to put back the .6a you took out was it ok?
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