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My 32" LG TV has no power. It was plugged in when we had a close lightning strike. It was not turned on. Afterword, the power light blinked red and I was able to get the tv on. However, after I shut it off, it would not turn on. Now the blinking red light is also gone.

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This sounds like the power supply has failed. It is also possible that there are other faults in the set that occured at the same time.


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