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Gateway plsm46tv 46 in

Was watching tv and it just went out and has not come back on yet can you help?

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  • bigdog95 Feb 23, 2008

    picture went out,but the sound is still on



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Power supply unit has to be change

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I had a flash on my tv and now it doesn't work but there is a blinking hourglass now blinking on it. What does that mean?It is a 46" gateway flat screen.

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Most shops will turn the away. The Y-sus and X-sus boards are very prone to problems, and unfortunately, are not available for replacement.

I'm sorry to be the bearer of bad news. Especially considering how much you probably paid for this TV. I have a Gateway, but only because it was free, and I have to repair it every 6 months.

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