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Troubleshooting my tv does not turn on and i want to know the right connection of a power transistor in the tv receiver.and i want to know how can i check whether the line output transfomer and the transformer next to it is faulty or not

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  • Anonymous Jun 04, 2008

    when I press the power button the tv does not turn on but the standby light blinks 9 times. when the problem first started the tv would turn on after pressing the power button a couple of time and after about 2 days then it stopped working all together.

  • nobigtv Sep 02, 2008

    kp-46wt520 will not come on stand by lt bkinks

  • SteveoTivo Jan 09, 2009

    I have no power at all, my wife called Direct TV and they told her to unplug it 15 seconds. It never powered back up the fan works but there is no yellow or red lights. Dose this mean the hard drive burned out?



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