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I have an LT-46153. this model has issues where the sound

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i have an LT-46153. this model has issues where the sound just goes out. the fix for me has always been to do the factory reset with the power button for 10-20 seconds: however this time nothing will be the sound back so far. got any suggestions?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Nathan replied 11 months ago.

Hello, I’m Nathan, and I’ll be assisting you today. My livelihood depends on your positive feedback, so your satisfaction is my highest priority.

Sorry to hear you’re having trouble.

Expert:  Nathan replied 11 months ago.

Does this happen with all sources/inputs?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
tv only as described.
Expert:  Nathan replied 11 months ago.

Tv would not be the only input, as you mentioned hdmi cable.
Tv mode would be with an antenna only.

I am asking what sources/inputs are used (cable/satellite, dvd, game, media/apps, etc). I need you to specifically test multiple components and le tme know if the issue happens on all, or at least on more than one.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
hdmi fromdish hopper. its has been fine for 2=3 years with occasional reboot
Expert:  Nathan replied 11 months ago.

Can you please test something else, other than the dish box.

Please also unplug power to the dish box 60+ seconds to reboot it (not just tv)

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
no change
Expert:  Nathan replied 11 months ago.

Have you tested something else, other than the hopper?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
the head phones work still no tv speaker sound
Expert:  Nathan replied 11 months ago.

Headphones work connected to what?
I am asking you to complete a very specific test, using something other than the hopper with the tv.

I need that detail to be able to properly diagnose the problem if you wish to proceed.