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Tv will not turn on

We have a Panasonic Digital Progressive Wide Plasma Television
Model # TH-42PD60U. that one night we turn it of went to bed and the next morning it will not turn on not even with the remote. please need to know what can i do get it to turn on again. I am very good with electronics. so please help
with something it will be mostly appreciated. thank you very much for your help.
sincerely yours
Fidel V Junior

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  • goff307 Feb 11, 2009

    Hello, My tv has the same problem. I took the back cover off and replaced one of the fuses (T8AH) and followed the trouble shooting chart from panasonic web site. Check the voltages on different boards and the chart will tell you whats wrong. I now get 10 blinks so the PA or Tuner board gave me the s.o.s.I folled the chart and it said DG board. Yours could be different.
    Hope this helps


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Had same problem, no turn on.
No blinks, by the way.
Checked fuses, everything is ok.
Had Panasonic tech check it, and he found that by disconnecting the DT (digital tuner) board, the system would "click".
He said $700 total to repair ($500 parts). I said no.
I got the TV to work, by unpluging and then pluging back the DT board WHILE POWER ON.
Now TV works, but if I turn the TV off I have to do the unplug plug sequence.
This is VERY DANGEROUS as there are high voltages in the TV, so I don't recommend it to anyone not trained.
My long term solution? Find a cheap DT board on ebay or WWW

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