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No picture No sound

I am having the same problem when I turn the tv on I get no picture or sound, you can hear it turn on but then I get the 4 flashing standby lights at the bottom. I have tried unplugging the power to rest it but still nothing. Please someone help me. The other posts describe my problem to a "T". When we try to turn the TV on using the remote, there's a 'click' like the TV is turning on but the standby light just flashes momentarily and nothing happens. At first, we could eventually get the TV to turn on but not now. We purchased the TV in 2003 so it's still covered under warranty (thank goodness). Got a repairman coming.

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Re: No picture No sound


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Now that I typed the model number there are threads everywhere people saying the same issue exactly as me, I will read them but please someone tell me is there anything I can do...
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