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Ok we had a violent thunderstorm, and I didn't have a chance to turn the tv before the power went out multiple times. I tried turn the tv back on and it started to turn on. But then made a popping sound and shut off. Now the light won't even come on. Help please?

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  • cwbarrow1265 Aug 23, 2010

    (original poster) ok I got my tv to come back on. I have the Back cover off. But there's a black fuse I think that looks different from the rest. It's number is C849. It sounds like it's buzzing. Is this my problem?

  • cwbarrow1265 Aug 23, 2010

    Me again. The C849 fuse is also getting pretty warm compared to the rest

  • cwbarrow1265 Aug 24, 2010

    ive done more research on the capacitor. It's swollen and it's the only thing I can tell is wrong. I'll buy a capacitor kit and repair it. It should fix it.

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You need to look at the power supply module to see if you can locate blown components, you will more likely to need new power supply module, hopefully you will not have other boards that are damaged also but you will need to get the power supply working first to find out if it has any other hidden problems.
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:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague

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  • Bud Martin
    Bud Martin Aug 23, 2010

    Component with C designator is for capacitor, the fuse will be labeled with F?. Cap should not be getting warm. Please send me good clear pictures of the board so I can help you identify the parts. Unplug the TV from the outet.

    budmrtn@aol.com

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