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Hitachi 50UX23K blows main fuse when just plugging in coax or anything in back

Whenever I plug in my vcr or dvd player or the cable line into the back it blows that main fuse. I've tried both unplugged and while plugged in. Also, S901 relay was removed and I put 2 jumper wires in place of it as a troubleshooting step due to the tv not even turning on. It turns on now, and can flip thru channels but as soon as I plug in the cable (coax) or the vcr, it shorts it and pops that main fuse????

I've spent hours on this!! All capacitors / resistors look fine with no bulging. I even checked the capacitors with ohm meter and all appear to be same resistance. Where can i get an S901 relay or equivilent? It's an OEG 12v /250v /10A / 30A ???? relay

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You may a grounding (short) on the coax connector on the set. The connector should isolated from ether side of the AC input of the set. Take a ohm meter, set it to 1K. and test between the coax connector (both the shell and center pin) to both sides of the AC plug. You should get NO reading! If you do, their is a short. (The coax cable is grounded where it comes into the house). As for the relay, try Fry's electronics.

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