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TV Power switch

I have an old LG TV model CI 21Q20ET. The power switch is faulty. When the remote unit is used to put the tv on it appears to power up and then immediately shut down. On one occasion you could hear it power up, then down, then up, then down, ... You get the picture.

Please could you let me know whether it is worth trying to get this fixed or should it just get trashed?

Thanks

Mary

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  • m_ondrusz Feb 19, 2008

    Hi Ladywinn

    I guess I wasn't specific enough.

    The TV is at least a few years old (sorry I can't be more specific than that). It has been quite a good tv, although for the past year or so I noticed a patch on the screen that was 'discoloured'. The point is that although I had mentally noted that a new TV would be required, I hadn't actually budgeted/planned for one just at this time.

    I'm just wondering now whether the cost of getting it repaired is sufficient or whether it is just as well to junk this TV and get a new one. I don't know whether this is a common problem, for instance, that is easily and cheaply repaired or whether it's a sign of 'things to come'.

    I've tried to Google problems with this model, but can't find anything.

    Mary

  • m_ondrusz Feb 19, 2008

    Thanks for your suggestion. I'll phone around to see what people say.

    Mary

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It depends on how old is set and if it has been a good tv with no problems then get it fixed.ThankYou for trying FixYa. Have A Nice Day.

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    ladywinn Feb 19, 2008

    Call your locally repair shops ask what they charge and does any of your fee go towards repair .At my shop on big screens my check out fee is 50.00 but i only requirer 35.00 up front then i get into set see whats wrong give customer repair price if they say fix it then i subtract 35.00 from repair bill.Good Luck with your set.Also ask if they have good used sets for sale ,i sell big screens for 350.00 - 500.00

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