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Tv won't turn on

So I removed the back panel and found the faulty capacitor....what do I do next? The capacitor read " B 152K 1KV. How do I find this part? How do I replace the burnt one? Will this fix my problem or is there something else I should be doing?

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  • lpaul55 Aug 21, 2008

    Capacitor is fine and nothing is burnt, all voltage is correct on the boards but tv still does not come. What could be the problem?

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Here is a link to the replacement I used:

http://search.digikey.com/scripts/DkSearch/dksus.dll?Detail?name=490-4260-ND

This fixed the problem for me - the TV works fine now. Good luck.


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