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Projection TV will not turn on

I have a 1995 Rca projection TV It has been working good for 7 or 8 years. I turned it off one night and the next morning it would not turn on.

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  • knuttylady Jan 18, 2008

    The Model number for my 1995 RCA projection TV is P52731WK.


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  • knuttylady Jan 18, 2008

    My husband checked fuses and they are good. There is no noise when pushing power button.

    when you unplug tv and plug it back in there are sparks at the outlet where the tv is plugged into.

    We will check the Horizontal output and low voltage regulators and let you know what we find.


  • knuttylady Jan 18, 2008

    Thank you for your help. My husband will check the horizontal output and diode. It seems like a diode was replaced sometime back maybe a few years ago when the tv was still on waranty with Sears.

  • Druman Mar 16, 2008

    I am having a *very* similar problem.

    My Relay clicks, but nothing happens when I hit the power button. I understand I need a multi meter to test the Voltage Regulators.

    How would I go about testing the Horizontal Output and/ or check the Diodes/which Diodes should I look at?

    Much thanks!



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What model Rca do you have? I can probaly point you in the right direction if you let me know the model number.

Posted on Jan 17, 2008

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    Sonny Berry Jan 18, 2008

    Have you checked the fuses? Can you hear anything when trying the power button? The first things I always check in a dead set after the fuses is. Listen for the relay to click. Then check the Horizontal output and low voltage regulators.

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    Sonny Berry Jan 18, 2008

    If there are sparks you definately have a short. Probaly Horizontal output is shorted or a diode opened.



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