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Tv won't power up

We recently had a power failure with power surges prior to the failure. When the power returned, my TV will only blink the red "standby" light continuously. I tried unplugging the unit for a day, no dice. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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Your regulator might be blown, & the red led is an indication your standby supply is still up. I can't recall the part #, its MX ### something, but there will most likely be a .22 ohm resistor feeding it, it'll be blown to

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