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Annie Russell Posted on Jul 17, 2007
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My husband's 60" tv purchased in 2005 was damaged by water when basement flooded. Should we try to repair or replace it. Average cost from last repairman was $1700 to repair, more than what I paid for the tv initially.

  • Annie Russell Aug 09, 2007

    thanks for your advice. It appears that we will replace the set as it is cost prohibited to repair. I appreciate all the good advice.

  • Annie Russell Aug 17, 2007

    YES. WILL SELL THE ENTIRE UNIT IF SOMEONE WANTS TO TRY AND REPAIR.

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It depends, if the set was plugged in at the time of the flood and or if there was any electrical power going to the set at the time. If the set was unplugged and was not plugged in afterwards then if you can open the back of the set and sit it out in the hot sun exposing the board and cover the glass so it does not melt, there is a possiblity that when completely dried up it may work. Try with caution thou.

  • Anonymous Aug 16, 2007

    do you want to sell the boards inside of set?

  • Anonymous Aug 17, 2007

    How can I reach you?
    Mike

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If the water in the basement came up high enough to cover the main boards in the projection TV, then I would not even attempt to repair it - the cost of replacing the boards, if available, and the realignment would be as much or more than a new set.

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