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I have a polaroid TLX-04244B TV. It will periodically just shut off but the LED will stay blue. what is the problem? I read that acapacitor was the issue on another model is that the same for mine?

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Failed capacitors are common problem in ALL switching power supply in TV and monitor. You may also want to look for cold solder joints and loose connections.
If you are going to DIY and have proper tools, electronics knowledge, and know safety precaution then please read on:

Please see my basic troubleshooting guide here:

Capacitors kit:

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