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My headphone jack quit working

I use a wireless headphone to listen to the tv but the output jack recently quit working. Any fixes?

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  • robertjrr Jan 20, 2008

    already tried regular headphones and they don't work either. It's definitely the tv headphone jack that's not working. Any help? Thanks (hewlett packard lc3040n hdtv)

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Is it your jack or your headset? Did you first check your jack with an ordinary ( not wireless ) headphones. Do this first and then get back to us.

good luck.

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