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When the cable and tv are put on the TV light sometimes does not come on. It takes sometimes fifteen minutes for it to warm up to get the picture. What can be done to fix this, does this require a technician to the home?

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  • ngoodwin1236 Aug 22, 2010

    This is a Magnavox HDTV Monitor

  • ngoodwin1236 Aug 22, 2010

    Magnavox 37MF231D/332D/321D is listed on the User Manual

  • ngoodwin1236 Aug 22, 2010

    It is a Magnavox LCD TV 37 MF231D/331D/321D is listed on the user manual

  • ngoodwin1236 Aug 22, 2010

    Did you get the information regarding the Mfg. and Model # of the TV?

  • ngoodwin1236 Aug 22, 2010

    Do you mean going bad! I don't know what ging bad is?

  • ngoodwin1236 Aug 23, 2010

    I just checked out that part and they are no longer available. Do you know why?

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Unfortunetly that sounds more like a visit to the repair depot to get it fixed. You have failed components or just about failed components probably in the power section of the main board. It probably will either require replaceig parts or the board to fix. The problem is actually the cost of the repair. It may come to about the same cost as a new replacement tv.

So what you need to do is go to the manufactuers website and find the support numbers or if they show directly the phone numbers for the local repair depots or authourized service center. You will also want to call any local tv repair shops as well. What you do is get an estimate only. Do not send it in quite yet. Then what you need to do is have a look around for what a replacment tv is worth. This sounds obvious but the repair could be $400 and a new repacement tv might sell for $299 on sale. when you have those numbers then you know if it is worth fixing or to just get a replacement.

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Before we come to the point where we need a tech to come to your home. Tell me what the make and model your TV is so I can give you to the point information.

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  • Willard Broughton Aug 22, 2010

    Thanks. Your horizontal output chip is ging bad. Have a Tech replace it will cost you about $50. and your TV will be like new again.

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