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No picture or sound - TV makes chirping noise

When the TV is plugged in there is a distinct chirpin noise. The TV will not display a picture or sound. The TV is an RCA projection TV (model P60921YX1). No repair activities have been taken at this time. the sound is okay . . . picture is fadding in and out . . . then no picture

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  • Merlin775 Mar 01, 2008

    My exact same TV is acting similar except mine is actually throwing sparks from the rear left. I have unplugged the TV and removed the back panel. It appears that it is orginating from the back left. Ironic part is that it is 3 years to the day when I bought it. Any suggestions.

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The chirping sound is the power supply coming up then breaking down because there is a short somwhere in the high voltage. The most common fail in this area is the horizontal output is shorted ( 237470 ) but what cause this short could be simple cold solder joints or the High voltage transformer ( 239111 ) If you have noway to "ring" the flyback change both parts

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