The power flickered at my house and th T V will not turn on. I had the TV the cable box, and the cable running through a surge protector. All the other components are still working. I am mechanically inclined can I fix this myself? Thank you for your time
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Try disconnecting all of your HDMI cables and plugging the power cord of the TV into another wall outlet. If this resolves the issue, you may have had a small power surge from either your wall outlet or one of your source devices. It is recommended to connect your TV to a surge protector if you haven't done so already.
If you have no power light on TV ,then you must have a blowed Fuse on the power supply board.
Check Fuse and check board for Bad Capacitors they will be vented or swollen on Top.
1000uf 16v 2200uf 10v 3300uf 10v.
The warranty does not cover lightning, check if your insurance covers it.
A lightning strike on such panel ( HDMI ) is very difficult to repair and if not impossible.The HDMI connector is hooked to the ground of the TV set so everything could be damaged.
My advice is not to repair.
Lightening may have caused a surge on your power lines to the house and to the outlet the TV was on. Do other things work on that outlet? If not you tripped a power breaker.If they do work check this. Unplug the TV for 2 min or more and plug back in. Try bypassing your surge protector you had it plugged into. It could have died when the lightening struck. (no surge protector?) Bet you'll buy one for your next TV. Look for 3000 joules and up rating for a surge protector and insure it has protection for a cable/antenna input too. If this doesn't work the TV may be fried or internal fuse blown. Time to take it to a repair shop or depending on it's age (5 years+) it may be time to buy a new TV and surge protector. Near Lightening strikes can effect appliances from several inputs that could be affected from outside like Power, Cable, Antennas, Phone Lines that come into your house.
swap to another surge protector. if it still does it, it is a power surge at the outlet, if it does not, the Surge Proctector has worn out.
have someone with the appropriate knowlege have a look at the outlet as well. older outlets especially tend to wear to the point where the plug literally falls out of the wall.
LOT OF TIME WHEN YOU LEAVE IT OFF FOR THE NIGHT DISCONNECT POWER CORD DEFECTIVE SURGE PROTECTOR IS NOT GOOD FORE EVER PLUG TV IN THE WALL WITOUT THE SURGE PROTECTOR IF IT GOOD CHANGE THE SURGE PROTECTOR FOR NEW ONE CHEERS