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Mitsubishi VS-5041 (TV turns on but no pic or sound)

I have a Mitsubishi VS-5041 projection tv. Everytime I turn the tv on, there is a click sound, but the light next to the power button does not illuminate. I tried plugging the power cord in various outlets, tried different inputs, tried adjusting the volume but there is still no picture or sound. Please help!!! I have the same exact problem with my television. The tech that had answered the question previously mentioned that the problem could be 2 different issues, but only mentions 1. What is the other problem the tv could have? Let's say that problem is the power could I go about replacing it....although dangerous....if I wanted to? Please Help

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Re: Mitsubishi VS-5041 (TV turns on but no pic or sound)

Do you get a blinking red or green light?>

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