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My Tv model number 42mf521d/37 will not turn on and makes a high pitched alarm. What is the deal. Do I need a preist? lol

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Is the TV's name Damien??
I think it's the main power supply. This happens far too often on new sets.
Find a decent TV repair place near you

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