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Hitachi 51f500 Sound Issue

The sound coming out of the left speaker is out on my Hitachi. There is no sound on the left when I run the sound thru my stereo, so I am pretty sure the amp inside the tv is bad.

Question is, can this be fixed in the field? If so, how? I am an experienced component-level technician (have de-soldered and replaced 256 pin chips) and could attempt this myself if given proper direction.

Thanks in advance!

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