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Our projection screen turns off after 10 minutes. even if we turn it off and on again it will turn off again. the fan comes on only when we turn off the tv when it powers down. They said it was repaired at the acer factory. They replaced something on the board. It still did it. Then they replaced the fan. Now the fan doesn't come on at all or we can't here it like before. Also the turn off button doesn't work now to power down the unit and cool the lamp. We had to unplug it. Is it possible we can fix this ourselves? i have spent over $400 dollars and it is worse.

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