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When I try to turn the TV there is a click and the green power light comes on for about 4 seconds, then the green light goes off , it then turns on again and then goes off, it then comes back on and then goes off. The sequence is always green light then flashing green light then off. I have tried the power switch ontop of the TV and the remote with the same results. There is no picture on the TV during these sequences. I have tied different wall outlets that I know are functioningand get the same results. Suggestions opinions????

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Your TV has horzontal output problem I thinks. It may be due to Line Output Transformer {LOT}; fault or its drive transitor fault. If LOT has trouble; its drive transitor also will get overheated,and finally will go leaky. You just open your Tv, and locate the line drive transistor mentioned above. It can be easly located very near to the LOT and will be three leged component, in black colour, screwed onto a metal heatsink to radiate heat out of it when working. Just resolder it out from the circuit board, and check it for colletor to emitter leak. Anyway replace it with a similar type and number, and see the effect. After replacing it, switch on the TV for just 5 seconds of so, and feel the heat gentated from it. It may be warm, but not get heated more. If it overheats, it is a clear evidence of LOT shor, and it also shoud be replaced with similar type and number. Insist on similar type and number for both the above said components, since they are critical parts of any Tv. Never use substitutions. They may work, but it will effect the clarity of the picture. OK.

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