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Lightning I did not have a my tv plugged into a surgeprotector when the telephone pole up the street got struck by lightning causing to shut off. Ever since then, whenever i turn it on, the only thing that does have power is the green light at the controls under the screen. ive replaceda fuse inside n still the tv doesnt power on. what part do i replace and where is it? where i can i order it?

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Re: lightning

Lightning damage could be all or nothing, It's very hard to tell without checks all around the boards. I think your best bet is to check with homeowners and see if they will pay for lightning damage and if they say take it to a tech to fix and they will pay, go that way. But If you want to DIY, then the best thing is to call PTS 18008447871 and price a Deflection module. This is more than likely the area, but still not 100% sure. But it has the HV area on it. This will still be around 200-300 and it most likely will fix the problem. Hope this helps!

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