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TV is trying to turn on by itself

Purchased the set in November 2007, connected to direct tv, for a while i kept hearing this clicking noise coming from the set, as if it was trying to turn itself on, at first it would do it at 5am on the dot, doesn't do it anymore, now it happens about 11pm and i believe i caught it at 3am, the screen is black and the blue power light is off, what i do notice is that it is lit in the back( seen the reflection on the living room wall, checked the auto clock and it's on manual. any idea's why this is happening, also the set is plug on power surge as well as the cable box, dvd and vcr. thanks

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Last time i saw this problem...tried doing a firmware upgrade to update software...did not work....replacing power supply fixed problem...open uinit up...get p/n from power supply board...try ordering board from andrews electronics in california or send board to PTS electronics for repair/board swap...Be careful...power supply can give you a shock even after its been off for awhile...you can discharge large caps by bridging a 10k ohm resistor across them making sure not to touch anything..JOE ACE

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