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My television was on as a blackout occurred and was not plugged into a surge protector. The television comes on but as I attempt to cycle through my channels there is no "dead air" or "white noise". Before this happened the television had no issues...

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The sound chips may be toasted from the power restoration surge because when the power is restored a surge of electricity will come through the lines that is why I do recommend a really decent surge protector.

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Needs a new tuner or video board. I am sure it will also need a new power board as well.

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