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TV turns off/on by itself

We just picked up this free Magnavox 27" TV model # 27MS343S. The TV turns off/on by itself. It will not stay on and it won't stay off. You have to literally unplug the power cord to keep it off. We just want to know if it is an 'easy fix'. By 'easy' I mean inexpensive and I don't have to receive a 4 year college education to replace a part. Please, if someone can help us, we would really appreciate it. Of course, if it means the TV is shot or too expensive to fix, we will toss it. Thank you!

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Magnavox needs to replace the TV because Wal-Mart who sold the TV on a big sale will not replace. This seems to be a scam.

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Thats why you got this TV for free I'm afraid. Your problem will cost more then the set is worth to have it repaired. Unless you understand how the differant circuits work, and know how to read a schematic, follow the circuit flow, and use a multimeter, this will not be an easy fix for you to do. There are components in the power supply that need to be replaced. Good Luck

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