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Akai LCT320180 Picture won't display

Our 15-month old Akai LC won't display picture. Blue Akai screen displays, sound is ok, but then picture goes black. Cable checks out with a different TV.

Out of warranty, nearest service center is over 250 miles away. Any ideas?

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Re: Akai LCT320180 Picture won't display

Well I am not sure about that model but I had one do that and what I had to do was unplug and replug the LVDS which is the cord connecting the Main board to the screen. I am not sure exactly where it is located on that model but if you take off the back and locate the board that looks to be the "main" board. Then you have to locate the cord that connects to the screen, in mine it is a bunch of wires in a black covering, and unplug and replug it. I had to do this about 10 times to get the picture unfortionantly I already bought a new one but it now works.

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