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My Sony KF-42WE610 on power up fan comes on and just a short buzz every minute or so on power down red light comes on stand by but won't shut down i hear the fan running so i had to unplug it.

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I think that this is a ballast issue you are not suppose to hear any weird sounds coming from your TV set and if this ballast board is not working it will not be able to turn on the lamp this boards are not that expensive they range from $65.00dls to $90.00dls you need to take the ballast out and get the part number of the board to find the right one

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