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Watching TV and then POP!

We were watching TV just a half hour ago and a big white, vertical light came onto the screen and then a pop. A whining sound proceeded and then clicking occurred. Thin white smoke appeared from the top of the TV and an acrid electrical smell filled the house. The TV did not respond to the power off on the remote. If the TV is plugged in again, the whine and clicking occur. I have had the TV for 8 years.

Is it time for a new one or repair?

Also, does home owner's insurance cover incidences like this?

Thank you,

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Ok, your tv is still on repairable condition,smoke that came out from your unit due to an ic that burned,I'm sure it's the vertical ic replaced with a new one.same part number.

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