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Tv cuts itself off after about 2-3 minutes

  1. tv is about 8 months old. last nite it started 'popping' and 'snapping' sounds and then it would just cut itself off. at first it would show a picture and it had sound. now its nothiing

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Try unplugging it to reset it 7 call the manufacturer. is it under warranty, do you have a dct?

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