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I an RCA TV Modle# 20F512T the fuse keeps blowing . maybe I'm puting in the worng fuse . What is the right size fuse amp and volt.

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  • kris30_hamil Jan 23, 2009

    the tv fuse in side it is litttle

  • kris30_hamil Jan 23, 2009

    it says T3.15A 250V, hubby got a A3 250v

  • kris30_hamil Jan 23, 2009

    But is that why it keeps blowing .(the worng size fuse?)

  • kris30_hamil Jan 23, 2009

    is that the power cord?

  • kris30_hamil Jan 23, 2009

    how much would a transformer and can you send a pic of it

  • kris30_hamil Jan 23, 2009

    ok but what would it look like so they dont try to rip me off.

  • Mike McWhinney May 11, 2010

    Which fuse is blowing? Do you mean your breaker fuse for your house wiring? If your breaker is popping, then there is something internally wrong with the RCA TV, like a short circuit in the wiring).




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You might look at this FixYa link:

http://www.fixya.com/support/t244483-tv_will_not_power


Do you still have the original fuse? There is numbering on there that shows the specifications. You probably need a slo-blo type fuse, 3A or so, but I can't be sure on that.




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  • Mike McWhinney Jan 23, 2009

    Try this link:

    http://www.radioshack.com/search/index.j...

    I would get the fuses from Radio Shack.

    One of these should do the trick



  • Mike McWhinney Jan 23, 2009

    If the fuse keeps blowing, even though the correct type is installed, then there is another problem (probably with the power supply) that is blowing the fuse.

  • Mike McWhinney Jan 23, 2009

    The power supply is inside the TV. It has the transformer.



  • Mike McWhinney Jan 23, 2009

    Check this link:

    http://www.fixya.com/support/t244483-tv_...

    You might contact RCA for information on repair/service for this. Otherwise if there is someone locally that can take a look at it (like a TV repair shop). I would not spend more than $50-80 to repair it.



  • Mike McWhinney Jan 23, 2009

    In general, a transformer/power supply will look something like this:

    http://www.made-in-china.com/image/2f0j0...




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