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Rca tv my rca tv is making a sharp snappin noise on power up..then nothing....removed the front cover and noticed a high voltage arc from the center bulb to what appears is the chassis....any solutions????

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  • jloy Jul 16, 2008

    Its an rca 46 in....model #p46151wt.....i appreciate it very much

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Sounds like the green CRT ( picture tube) is shorted. Please respond to this same post with the model number of your set and I will try to help you out with your problem.

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