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A32B43W Power Problem

I have a 32" Zenith A32B43W set. When Power is pressed either on the remote or on the set itself, the relay clicks on then off immediately. This happens most of the time with the set never coming on. Every once in a while the relay stays on and the set works fine. We think this happened during a lightning storm... Is it a relay problem or something bigger?

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The relay is part of the overcurrent circuit. This denotes a problem in the HV power supply. Try to resolder the relay just in case the it has a cold solder joint. If this does not help get a schematic and a multimeter and check to see if the voltages around the power supply seciton of in order. If you do not have a background in electronics please take the set to a TV repair shop.

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