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Power on sometimes and not

Two of the people have this same tv and it is doing the same problem.Sometimes it will come on and most of the time not this has to be a common problem.I can fix the problem if i know where to look i have an elctronics background but this could be as simple as a cold solder joint or a board with no schematic its like finding a neddle in a haystack. any help please!! this has to be a common problem with both tvs doing the same thing.

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  • Anonymous Jul 12, 2007

    fuse is good. i thought it might me a loose solder joint. both of these tvs will work sometimes maybe a day aweek and then it will not turn on power light comes on then off then on and off eratic.Then if you try it nest day it may work. It doesnt work more than it does.Any help would be appreaciated!!!
    Not really any noise that i can hear.

  • Anonymous Jul 18, 2007

    power light comes on about 3 times it appears ti is going into shut down mode.

  • Anonymous Jul 19, 2007

    thanks do you just replace the boards on these tvs. every thing is so small in it seems to be easier than to solder in new ones.Where can i find part#s and picture where it is located and also where can i buy these parts at.



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Does the light come on, do you hear chirping from power supply?

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  • Anonymous Jul 18, 2007

    Could be several things, if supply is chirping 3x could be HVT is bad.

  • Anonymous Aug 01, 2007

    The HVT is on a small board and the transformer has a big red lead and a small black one comming out of it, it might need a driver transistor also or even some other components, unless you are certian, as there are always other issues (could be other things shorted) I would call a repairman or get a schematic.



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