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Capacitor The TV was plugged in, the wife said she heard a sizzling coming from it, she unplugged it. When I plugged it up, same noise. The power would come on, but it would sizzle, and smell like burnt wire. I opened the back up, if your facing the TV from the back, on the left hand side, there is a circuit board. There is a little grey capacitor on that board that has burned up, and I?m pretty sure it?s messed that whole board up. What I need is a whole new board... anyone know how I go about getting a whole new board? What is the part number on that board? Like I said, if you?re standing behind the TV, and you open the lower access panel, it?s the board on the left hand side. Any assistance would be much appreciated. Thank you.Jason

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U have to get the yx number of the back.. model d52w10 and then it ussally has something like yx1 next to it. then the board you need is a deflection board. not easy to replace.. depending on the model they can be as much as 350 or as little as 50.

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