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Power switches off immediately after turning TV on then the Power Light continues to blink AMBER....?

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  • kliotti Jul 14, 2010

    Very helpful. I think it's time to go to TV shopping again : )

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It blinks amber because this way it is signalling that the power source of the tv has entered in protected mode - one of the power lines from the source has been overstressed by a faulty part and the source has itself shutdown to prevent further damage. The tv must be opened and tested to identify the faulty part - this is a job for somebody with experience in electronics, preferably a pro. And it will probably be expensive so be prepared for a stiff bill.

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  • kliotti Jul 14, 2010

    Thanks for your helpful reply. FYI - I plugged the tv in again today and this time it
    continues to blink green instead of amber. Obviously something is wrong, so I was just wondering if you think it's worthy of repair or should I just buy another tv...? I got it on sale for only $399 and it's probably even cheaper now. Thanks for taking your time to reply to me. I really do appreciate it...Ken

  • Azrael SRL Jul 14, 2010

    Fixing it would cost you at least $100, even $200. That much money simply isn't worth it. Yes, i think it's time for a new tv.


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