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TV makes a reoeated cricket sound & won't turn on.

As the TV was on, it just turned off all by itself and then started to make this repeated cricket like sound. The TV won't turn back on by either remote or manually on in the TV. It was unplugged for a few minutes and as soon as we turned it back on, the repeated cricket like sound started up again & the TV will not come on. What does this mean?

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You have a short somewhere in your set. Most likely the horizontal output transistor.The sound that you are hearing is the power supply being overloaded. If the horizontal output is shorted, you probably have a bad flyback (high voltage) transformer. You need to have it checked out by service tech also ask for an estimate. Stargazer

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