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Plasma TV smell?

My wife says that our LG plasma TV, which we bought brand-new about a month ago, is emitting a smell. What could this be? I've had a Panasonic LCD flat screen for over a year, and it just started emitting very irritating plastic fumes. The TV works fine and is not hot anywhere. Any ideas?

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Lose the wife, if you fine with it then problem solved

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A smell from a plasma is usually a electrolytic capacitor leaking.  Luckily, replacing capacitors is very easy.  you can do it yourself if you have any skills at all, and if you can identify it.
just google what i am saying, you should be able to find the info you need to replace them.

Posted on Jul 03, 2009

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