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Power turns off and color is off when first powered up

I have tried to call a repair person for this fix, but have been told that it was a $99 fee just to diagnose and could be as much as $1000 or more to fix. This tv is not worth that much. I like this tv, but refuse to waste $1000 or more if they try to tell me it was some expensive fix when it really was just a loose connection. It sounds as if the problem i am having is fairly simple to fix. Would you have any suggestions on what I should do? Fix myself, or replace?

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Scott

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If you know how to use a soldering iron or gun, yes you can do it. First thing to do with this set is to do a self test to find out what error code the set is giving off, if it has one. You do this by pressing the menu button with the device/input button on front of set, hold for 5 sec and then you should see the LED blinking a 2 digit sequence. Count the blinks, followed by a short pause then more blinks. this give the error code and you can go directly to that area to work on.

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