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TV Shuts off, Screen Problems

Our TV was professionally repaired a few years ago, because it would shut off on its own after a few hours. I can't exactly remember what was fixed/replaced, I think it was the power supply. But a few months ago it started having problems again. When the TV is turned on, it displays a distorted blue screen with faint white lines running through it. After completely powering up, it would shut itself off immediately, making a slight fizzling sound. Sometimes (about 40% of the time) it switches on normally, and everything looks OK. But after a few minutes the blue screen comes back again for a split second and shuts off. I'd like to give this TV away, but first I'd like to have some idea of what could be wrong with it, so as to advise what needs to be replaced/how much it may cost. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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Re: TV Shuts off, Screen Problems

The problem could be the power supply, the flyback trasformer or simply a bad connection. A repair cost for this TV set could run any where from 75 bucks all the way up to 225 or so, depending on the problem. Good Luck

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