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Arcing sound from TV, picture and sound shuts

Crackling and arcing sound from TV, then picture and sound shuts down, power light stays on. Turn off TV, then restart and TV is OK for awhile then this repeats. Possible transformer or CRT going bad?

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what you describe sounds like you have a short inside the safe bet is take it to a repair shop.

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