Question about Sylvania 6842-PEM 42 in. EDTV-Ready Plasma Television

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Wont turn on

We have had this tv for just under a year and when I went upstairs to use it, it wouldn't turn tries but when you push the button the green light turns on then a second later it turns off and the red standby light stays on.

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  • dvadeb Sep 29, 2007

    the tv is a sylvania 6842PE M

  • sir kilo Jan 04, 2008

    I have the same problem. Mine went out this morning and we have had it just under a year. I did not purchase the extended warrenty.



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Most common problem is a ruptured capacitor on the main power pcb. It can be seen as ruptured if you know where to look. It has to be replaced with a special type of capacitor or it will quickly fail again. If its less than a year old it is still on parts warranty.

Posted on Oct 07, 2007


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