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Water damaged TV

My TV has had a cold drink spilt on it, and now isn't working when you switch it on. Whats the best thing to do? Will it dry out and work again? Thanks

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  • emmaliddy65 Oct 27, 2008

    a little bit of hot tea was spilt on my tv, the power light is still on but there is no picture or sound, will it work again?

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If the set was on most likely severe damage by the cold drink and are not that easy to remove. It won;t just dry up like water would but, will leave behind a sticky conductive substance on the board basically shorting it out. Count your losses and purchase another television.

Posted on Mar 24, 2007

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