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House Fire caused by SONY kp61xbr48 T.V.

What could cause fire inside of componet? It was not from outside electric power supply. The fire appears to have started in bottom middle circut board. T.V. was only 8 years old. Any information or schmatics on the kp61xbr48 would be much apprecated! thanks Phil

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Buy a JVC tv. They recalled their tv's that are like the kp61xbr48 for 2 reports of smoke and charing.Sony must be trying to hide something or what??? Maybee a little too hot!!??Was their a cooling system or fan in the tv??????

Posted on Jul 25, 2006

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These sets are not supose to burn but sometimes do.. I would contact the manufacturer and tell them of this situation then find a lawyer.

Posted on Mar 31, 2006

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