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TV flickers when turned on

When i turn on my Polaroid FLM-3201 the picture flickers like a fluorescent light that is about to burn out and i also hear a very faint flickering noise. The TV is about 3 or 4 years old is it about to die?

Thank you, Jim

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  • Jorob525 Apr 30, 2008

    TV flickers when turned on problem, If the TV has been off for a few hours, like in the morning or when i come home from work,after its been on about 5 mins the flickering stops, then if its turned off and back on everything is fine, It appears like a problem when its warming up, but i thought they quit using tubes in TV's a while back, lol. Any suggestions from anyone, thanks.



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This sound like panel or inverters that drive the lamps ( fluorescent lamps that are not replacable they are part of the panel).

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