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CRT Board Is that expensive to replace?

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My TV picture disappears and the audio disappears for a couple of minutes then it comes back.
The green power light stays on the whole time. The lamp light does not turn red.
What could be the problem?

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A crt board can cost from $25 to $40, the problem is that crt board should be tested before replacement, even if it is the most likely cause, there is always possibility that there is also something else (tube, main pcb etc.)

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