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Just quit working

The TV was on and just quit working. It started clicking from inside and will not turn on. Now when I try to turn it on, it just clicks 3 times and stops. Is it worth trying to repair?

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  • rinchko Aug 18, 2008

    Tv will turn on but will turn off within 3-4 seconds.

    Unpluged set for several hours but no help.

  • adcme Aug 26, 2008

    Also have the popping sound. Removed the back case and found the popping noise and flash is coming from area between the circuit board and screen. (It looks like a tube)



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The Flyback transformer has shorted out. A replacement is about $85 plus labor to install it.

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