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Sony KV27TS20 - Wax dumped in & now not doing much.

Hello everyone.

I have a Sony KV27TS20 (P-3A chassis) that someone spilled candles into (not sure if water was also dumped in at all). The wax was on the AC and high voltage side (mostly towards the back of the unit).

For a while it was blowing it's fuses but after some major cleaning it is thankfully not doing that any more. Though now it is only lighting up the Sleep LED for about a second or two with a very quick flash of the Timer LED when the power button is pressed. I also don't hear any clicks for the relay.

I don't have the service manual yet but would like input to see if its worth trying to recover and what might be the first things to look at in there. There is no scorching on the board at all and all parts look to be intact.


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