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My sylvania wont turn on.

The circuit breaker in my house popped, i flipped it back on the surge protecter caught a surge, i tried it again but the protecter did not catch the other surge and the tv turned off and has not turned back on. The red led light is on all the time, it just won't turn on can someone please help!

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Check for small fuse on circuit board:
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1000 different reasons that cause power surges, brown-outs, voltage spikes, inductive loading,
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