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Tv, takes 30 minutes to open after switch on

My tv, takes 30 minutes before it open, need help what should i do, no money for a new one

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There are many things in the set that can cause this. Some components have become thermo sensitive with age, and are drifting back in to specs as their temperature increases from having power applied.

To troubleshoot for this type of fault can take a fair number of hours of work for an experienced tech. Then there will be the cost of the parts involved.

Eventually there will be a total failure. With age the CRT also becomes weak, and this contributes to the problem.

There is a point where the set will have to be changed. Your set will be sort of expensive to service.


Jerry G.



Posted on Jan 17, 2009

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