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TV keeps shutting off

My tv keeps shutting off for no reason. Seems like it happens after it has been on for a while. It will flicker off a couple times and come right back on and then it will shut off completely and I have to wait a couple of minutes before I can turn it back on.

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  • javine25 Nov 26, 2007

    My 42" Sylvania TV is only 11 months and it just started shutting off. We can watch it for about and hour or two then it shuts off. When we turn it back on, it only stays on for a few minutes and then shuts down again. We have Direct TV, not cable.

  • Anonymous Nov 08, 2008

    i have a 51' g e tv that turns off by itself

  • carmel76208 May 11, 2010

    it wont come on



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Most of the time you have bad solder connections on the chasis pannels you have to pull them out and inspect them and resolder them.

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Please provide make,model,chassis.and age info off back off set,
then I can advise you...............T.

cpor92, are you still needing help??

Posted on Nov 27, 2007



You need to write to Thompson Inc. p.o. box 671988 Marietta, Georga 30006 I have the same problem

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