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RCA F36650 36" TV Help!!!

I water a plant that sat on top of our entertainment center, and it overflowed just a bit. When I discovered it started to drip into the back of the TV, and the TV shut off by itself. So I tor everything off the entertainment center and dried up what waterb dripped, and took the back of the Tv panel off. Now not muched dripped into the TV itself, but obviously enough to trigger something and shut down the tv. The surge protecter did not shut off, and no fuses were blown in the TV, and nothing smelt burnt. So I placed a fan on it for about 2 hours to dry any water that may have leaked into the TV. The Tv came on about 4 times and screen came up perfect out of about 20 times I tried turning the TV on, I could hear a little poppping sound before the TV cam on, and now it wont come on at all. I left the TV unplugged from the surge protector all night, and tried it again this morning and nothing, what should I do, and is it something I can fix. Please help!!!! I really love this tv. Thanks Ricky Morris

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Water can be very damaging to TV circuits when not dried up completely as soon as possible. Water causes corrosive damage to the printed circuits as well as the small components. It needs to be dried quickly, as with a hair dryer. Your set probably has suffered component or pc damage, and will probably have to be repaired by a professional. The cost of your repairs could approach replacement cost of your TV.

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