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Had a power surge (lightning) everything in the house is working fine now after resetting gfi's and such. TV just serviced to replace the power supply thing bec ause of blinking green light 300 later adn this surge .. this time when I try to turn the tv on the light stays green 5 seconds and then goes off . The tv never turns on.

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  • harryfixya1 Jul 30, 2010

    Hi ,
    had a lightning surge at he house today. and everything's been reset with gfi's and such. My Mitsubishi tv has just had a power supply replaced because of blinking green lights on the tv. Now because of the surge, the tv does not turn on but the green light stays on for 5 secons and turns off.
    can't seem to reset.

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Ok, well whenever lightning has an influence on the electronics, it is NEVER good. I would suggest that the "strike' has caused the Power Supply's protection circuitry to be triggered. Hopefully that is all it may be. However in my experience over the years one seldom gets off so easily.. I would expect some pretty catastrophic damage to have been done, if it was anything but a very remote lightning strike, and if it was induced into the mains wiring, then no doubt bad damage will have occurred. These symptoms are just that, the flashing LED's may give an indication, but, it simply indicates a Power Supply problem, Doh! in any event I have included your manuals for your convenience. have a look through to get an understanding of how we go about diagnosing and repairing these types of units.
http://www.retrevo.com/support/Mitsubishi-WS-55809-TVs-manual/id/276ci852/t/2/

Above is your user manual, below is your service and repair manual.
http://www.techlore.com/download/27530/Mitsubishi-WS-55809-V18-V18-service-manual/


Also, it is my professional opinion though that everyone should take their units to their manufacturers approved service center, contacting a head office, of your unit & getting an approved service center is just SO important, even worth the extra to ship it, you see, at those places, the Engineers, are trained on the equipment you have, they usually have parts on hand, and do the job quicker. Anyway do that and get a "Quote". This way, at least, you'll know weather to repair or replace.

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Hi. The surge got your tv again. Take it to the repair shop and save yourself the house call. Joe

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