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Arcing inside no picture

Watching tv this morning the screen went white and sounded like a loud crackling noise...unpluged set and removed back to see inside...pluged set back not have to turn power on to see arcing from a circuit board to a taller verticle tower located beside board

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Most times arcing like this is from the Horiz. output transformer (flyback). The insulation has a break down and up to 30 KV will find the nearest path to ground. This would require a tech. to repair the unit. This repair will most likely cost around 250.00.

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