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Mitsubishi WS55513 Hello again.... Starting on this project again. I have the chassis, slider board assy completely removed from the wood housing...and am attempting to start my quest of finding a faulty component or a few. Like I said before, I did the DM board repair several months ago and put it all back together but got no power, no LEDS, nada. Perhaps I overlooked something, but while I have this boards assy fully removed from the chassis, I want to check every possible component that I can before I attempt to put it all back together. FYI.. I got a PDF of the entire service manual and schematic of that model but the schematic is so small I am having trouble reading it (my eyes arent what they once where) Any thoughts were I might pay strict attention to? Thank you in advance... -Richard (MetalDad)

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    Metal Dad-

    We have the service manual, but not the schematics. Is there a way you can send them to us at ? Appreciate it.



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Hello I have a wd-52825 mitsubishi 2004.. it was working fine until last week.. I did replace the lamp and now I have new problems . green light came on, then a sound like weeeeeeeeeeeeeee for maybe 2minutes . here we go .. green light go off..

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