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D52gw12 ge television smokes

Last night when we were watching the usopen match, i heard a sound (a medium phoot sound), I could not see see the picture, but the sound was ok, in a couple of seconds, i saw smoke and heard more noise from the back. I went and immediately pulled the power chord. I could see a lot of smoke from the back. After 5 mts, I attempted to reconnect the power chord and saw more smoke, and the sound was OK. Please help

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  • jay patrick Feb 24, 2008

    this just happened to us tonight with our 52" GE... tv made ZAP! sound and then the picture went out, then flashing blue from the back and a slight burning smell... with the tv cycling on and off. i pulled the plug.



    scary.

  • Anonymous Dec 01, 2008

    same problem here... wondering what it is

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Please give complete service # off back of set so I can research
with accuracy........T.

Posted on Nov 02, 2007

  • Vista Electronics Dec 21, 2007

    Drawing # of flyback determines part # ...10756 = 259296

    # 10799 = 265409............................T.

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dear one

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