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I have a 42" LG Plasma tv and I havent had a year yet and yesterday it worked fine but when i went to bed i turnned it on and there is sound coming on but no picture and there was a electrical burning smell coming from the back and i can see something arcing inside. the tv still turns on and off with sound but no picture.

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One of the capacitor is leaky try to replace it. it is visible.

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