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RCA F32450 ATC113 chassis Dead & Squealing

This TV was offered for free because it did not turn on. I was told that a tech looked at it and said it needed a switch. I cleaned and tested the switches with a meter and they didn't appear to be bad. When I turned it on it would click and the power light would blink 3 times and go off - no picture or sound at all. I saw some arcing from one of three wires that lead to the board on top of the picture tube and resoldered the wires, since then the power supply (I think) transformer is squealing (definitely not the flyback). I appreciate any help.

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Replace tl 02 and solder ll 04

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Re: RCA F32450 ATC113 chassis Dead & Squealing

IHVT # 257805 or ASTI 2078 = 20.00.......................T.

Posted on Dec 13, 2007

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