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TV will not turn on

I have a RCA 37' [Guide Plus] television model F25261TX3 that refuses to turn on. It showed no warning signs and one day died. In one instance i was able to turn on the TV by jaming on the buttons on my universal remote. Since then nothing has worked. i do not wish to buy another TV without first making sure this cannot be fixed. please help.

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Re: TV will not turn on

The F25261TX3 is a 25 inch set that uses the CTC185 series chassis. The 2 most common causes for the set not turning on are a corrupt EPROM and a bad regulator or resistor in the main power supply. This is also the chassis notorious for cracks on the shields around the tuner and microprocessor which causses the EPROM to go corrupt. These are relatively easy and simple things to correct, but the set should be serviced and modified by a qualified tech familiar with that RCA chassis.

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