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RCA HD52W59 We were installing recessed lights and the existing wiring in our home was incorrect. To make a long story short when wires touched it made the television in the other room start to smoke and hiss. A few hours later we turned it on and everything worked perfect for about 15 minutes and then we heard loud cracking like firecrackers coming from it and it went dead. Now there is nothing no power, sound or picture.

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Willtab-Is a high voltage shutdown hard to fix? Is it expensive? I don't want to fix it if it isn't worth it. We have since bought a new plasma but I don't want to let this one go to junk if it is an inexpensive fix.

Posted on Dec 28, 2007

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Definalty have a high voltage shutdown. probally some caps have been blown

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