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Power light blinks but TV will not turn on.

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Power light blinks but TV will not turn on.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

Hello , my name is Jack
Perhaps I can help you with this problem but first could you please reply to me so i know you are there and we can proceed ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am here awaiting your reply
Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

Thanks and please note this before we get started ;
Website charges if you ask for phone call = $18 ADDITIONAL ( not total ).

That being said , i would have a few questions ;

Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

When you say " rebooted tv " , how did you do that ?

Could you please lookup your tv`s model number located on the back cover ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
sorry Jack! this is sounding like a scam. I unplugged the power cord and plugged it back in. The tv is a toshiba 42LX196
Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

O.k , are we talking in present tense or past , as in " sounded "like a scam or still "sounding" like it ?

I`m a tech. doing this on his spare time for this website ,not a scam and i certainly would not want to waiste anybody`s time , especially mine so let me know if you wish to proceed but i`m not promising a miracle , i mean that if your tv needs repairs i will help you along but if you cannot do it yourself then we would be looking at a repair shop deal , that remains to be seen but i certainly cannot be there myself .