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Power surge Mitsi WS55859

Many power surges in my area this morning. My TV is on a surge protector but it's older and I don't know how effective it is. I got the set unplugged after the 2nd round of surge. You mentioned you had a solution? I love this TV, but can't spend a lot of money on repairs right now. Any help would be appreciated Mr. Techman. You can reach me at schroederstn@bellsouth.net. My name is Christine.

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