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Won't Power-On Mfr date Oct '02, Set will not power-on. No lightning storm or power surge. Surge protector working fine. Just not getting power...any suggestions. Is there a re-set button or fuse that can be checked or changed? Appreciate any assistance. Thanks.

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  • Golfer4life Aug 19, 2007

    You're awesome!! Removed the back cover, checked the 6.3Amp 125Volt fuse...it was bad, replaced it...I'm back in action!!

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Do you have a VOM meter? Unplug the set and open the back, the fuse should be easy to find "small glass cylinder with a metel cap on each end. Test it for continuity. If it tests good or shorts again after replaceing then there is a lot of other things that can be wrong. Let us know. If you replace it it is important to use the same exact value which should be written on the board next to it also NEVER jump it with a wire! Hope this helps. Don

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