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Akai 1080i hdtv 54in

T.v. abruptly shut off tried to turn it back on and it didn't make the usual tones indicating that the set was on instead it made a sickening sound like a dying baby bird. tried unplugging it unhooking all other devices but it still made the same sound. this set is only 2 years old. thank you for your assistance.

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Re: akai 1080i hdtv 54in

Sounds like a regulator problem, possibly the low voltage side of the regulator. Could be the the regulator itself has shorted which in this unit is a STRF6628. If you're trying to attempt repairs yourself take a look at C834 100uf/25v next to the regulator and see if it's possibly open. If so replace it and see if the unit will power-up and let me know..

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