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My monitor was working fine but now it won't turn on. Nothing was happening when it suddenly went off.The light is also not on and I have tried a few different power cables and plugs. It is an acer monitor model number AL2017. What can I try?

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Nost failures are due to bad caps.
Most common failures in the LCD monitors are bad capacitors (bulging top/seal or leaking) in the power supply, failed inverter circuits (blown fuse, shorted transistors, shorted/open transformers), bad lamps (poor solder connections or worn out lamps). You will need to open it up and inspect the inside, see example of failed monitors to get some ideas what to look for: http://s807.photobucket.com/home/budm/allalbums
Post back what you see inside so we can guide you further and it will help out other people in the future also.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague

http://www.badcaps.net

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