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What is the model number of the TV? The model number will be displayed on a tag on the back of the TV near where the power cord is attached.
If you shine a bright flashlight into the screen when you hear audio do you see a very faint ghost like image?Do you wish to repair this yourself or are you looking for an idea of what the cost to repair the TV will be? Thank you again for trusting us with your problem. Please reply as soon as possible so that we can finish answering your question.
i am not around my tv right now, but yes you can see the picture very faitly. Fixing it is debatable. I don't want to spend too much (over $100) if possible.
If you can see a faint image the problem is either a failed back light or the board that supplies power to the back light. Replacing these are not normally a do it yourself repair. Most TV repair shops will charge $250 to $350 depending if one or both are bad. Small TV repair shops will likely be less expensive than a large repair facility. The money might be better spent on a new HDTV.
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