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Power surge knocked out both TV (same Model) also lost cable modem. Removed cover don't smell burned. No sign of surge on board or wires. I have repaired computers for 20 years but never until now tried to trouble shoot a TV. Any help would be helpful.

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  • Frank Miller
    Frank Miller May 14, 2008

    Have no power. do they have a power supply. I am also trying to find a manual for this model. Does not apear to be a fuse.

  • Frank Miller
    Frank Miller May 31, 2008

    Sorry I didn't close. I can replace the set cheaper than buying parts.

    Thank you

    Frank

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From the symptoms you describe, it seems the high voltage flyback autotransformer has failed along with the horizontal amplifier (they are slaved to each other).

Well, the only way to solve this is to get a technician take a look at the set, I'm afraid. Repairs could cost upto $100 or more, depending upon the number of components that need to be replaced,

Hope that helps...Thank you for using FIXYA!

IrishDruid

Posted on May 13, 2008

  • Swilin Sampson
    Swilin Sampson May 14, 2008

    Not able to find a manual yet. However, if its not the flyback, then you may want to consider replacing the power board..

  • Swilin Sampson
    Swilin Sampson May 31, 2008

    Hello,





    This thread has gone 14 days or more without a response.
    Please close the thread with a “FixYa” or “Helpful” rating.





    Or post back with latest developments, what steps you took,
    etc. and I will assist you further as best I can.





    Thank you.


    IrishDruid




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