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Aaron Smith Posted on Mar 16, 2007
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Power but no picture unless unplugged

I was recieving no power to my set and took out the main power board and had it checked by a friend. He found that the main was not sending power to the other boards. He bridged a connection from an XCapacitor at the point where the boards connects that he thought may be failing, just out of curiousity. I reinstalled it and now it works, but when I turn it off I have to unplug the set in order for it to turn on again. I can unplug/plug the set back in without using the power button and it works fine, except for an awful clicking sound the last for about 2 seconds. I purchased a new main power board and installed it, and same problem, no power. Could this be a power cord or AC adapter issue? There is a small mechanism on the end of the cord just before it plugs into the board, could this be the problem?

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    I turn on TV but wont stay on.. so i apreciate any help..

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