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PFM 42B1 [HELP]

When I power the unit up there is a clicking sound & a continuous red flashing from the stand by light...... the screen does not turn on.

What's need to fix this tv?

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  • zoraw Jul 22, 2008

    when I turn the unit on, standby red light start flashing with clicking noise and screen does not come on

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Count the flashes this is an error code. shaundolphin@yahoo.co.uk

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SOURCE: PFM 42B1 [HELP]

Count the flashes - This is an error code - Usually between 1 and 6 flashes followed by a pause.

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