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Power related There is a small problem when you turn it on it starts to power up and then a few seconds later it clicks and turns itself off

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  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2008

    I power on tv. It will turn itself off instantly. Red light stays on until i unplug tv. Still no picture.

  • yankeedo Apr 23, 2008

    hello my plasma same model does the same thing only the red light blinks 7 times,already changed the power board same results help me watch tv again please



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Was told by service it could be the power board

Posted on Jan 28, 2008


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