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Advent model HT3251A

32” high definition t.v., model listed above. It was unused for at least a year, and when we energized the set, a light spark developed at the rear right corner of the set. I had opened the cabinet to see what might have happened, surmsing it may have been a fuseable link or something. It is the last component on the right rear of the circuit board assembly. I believe there are two wires going to different parts of the unit, and a line, roughly a ¼” in diameter that goes directly to the tube. There is a little tape band around this component with what looks like a metal retention band, and the sparking appears to be generating from that component. I am trying to identify the component, and see if it is in fact replaceable. Can you help me since I do not possess a schematic? Thanks.

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  • Quique365 Apr 08, 2008

    I tried to turn on the tv and I heard a click, and the tv didn't turn on.

    I open and did the same and I see a light on the flyback, so I think the problem is there. I heard in not easy fix to change the flyback, what do u think?

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Http://www.pwwservicemanuals.com/om/ht27_3251.pdf
there is a user manual that may be helpfull to u.
good luck.

Posted on Dec 27, 2007

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The sparks could be generated due to a loose connection.
I would suggest to try to secure that wire(s) and see if the sparks go away, if they do; you will need to resolder that connection.
Let me know if you need further assistance.

Posted on May 29, 2008

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