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Magnavox big screen will not power on button blinks but wont turn on

Tv on off button blinks but wont power tv on, we had a tech come to look at it , he got the tv to come on and said something to the wife that we need a new part it would be about 500 bucks i dont know what he did or exactly what component he told her was bad anyway the tv is back to a blinking power button please...

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  • gramps92 Sep 08, 2007

    philips magnavox 55p8288 i found the repair order he says it needs a system control, is that the ssb?

  • gramps92 Sep 08, 2007

    picture included

  • florida863 Nov 26, 2007

    I have a short in mine. Sometimes it won't turn on. I hear a faint clicking sound. I accidently bumped it and the set came on!! After that if it was moved I would bump it then hit the power button until it came on. I then founded out if I stuck my hand under it more to the right facing the screen and tapped the bottom it comes on. It's been this way for 3 yrs now lol.

  • ojohn777 Jan 29, 2008

    i have the same problem did you find out anything

  • gregman_1 Mar 28, 2008

    I have a similar problem with a Mitsubishi WS-48313. Status light will flash for a couple seconds when plugged in, but unit does not turn on. No clicking noises or anything, just nothing happens.

  • twlmy Jul 14, 2008

    Am having the exact same problem with exact same TV. Did you ever find a solution?

  • Anonymous Jan 25, 2009

    i need help



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Need model number really, but sounds like a bad SSB module(small signal board). It would have to be replaced and depending on the model they can be expensive.

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  • David Sheffield Sep 08, 2007

    Yes, that would be the SSB module. List price of the module is $280.46.

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    Paula M Aug 30, 2014

    Is there any other way to bypass that without having to pay alot of money to make it work? My friends have a really nice 64 inch bg screen t.v. and has the same problem but they were told it would cost around 500$ to fix it


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It sounds like one bad bulb if one isnt making contact it will just buzz or not work at all

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ITS THE FUSE!!!!!!!!!!!!!! thats what happened to mine and then i just bought a new fuse and it worked...and the old fuse wasn't even broken or anything/.....

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This is a common problem with older Philip Magnavox projection sets. Over time one of the IC chips on the main power board begins to fail. You can find replacment chips and repair instructions on

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