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My Sanyo TV wont turn on.

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My TV is plugged in...
My TV is plugged in to a live circuit but it won''t come on when I use the remote or the on/off button on the TV.
Submitted: 9 years ago.Category: Consumer Electronics
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Electronics Technician: Jim Riddle, Electrical Engineer replied 9 years ago
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So there are no lights or indications that it is getting power?

I would recommend checking the fuse to see if it is blown. It is located on the circuit board right next to where the power cord connects to the circuit board.
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Customer reply replied 9 years ago
I would like to check the fuse as instructed.
Electronics Technician: Jim Riddle, Electrical Engineer replied 9 years ago
Ok, you'll find it right next to the where the power cord connects to the circuit board. If it's blown the wire inside the glass fuse will be broken.

You can also check it with an multimeter if you have one.
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Customer reply replied 9 years ago
I checked the fuse. It was blown, so I replaced it with the same kind, 4amp, 125volts. When I tried the tv again it blew the same fuse. I think I need a nw tv.
Customer reply replied 9 years ago
Any suggestions?
Electronics Technician: Jim Riddle, Electrical Engineer replied 9 years ago
Can you give me a model number?

Often times, when the fuse blows immediately after turn-on, it is the degauss posistor.
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Customer reply replied 9 years ago
Model No. DS25760
Electronics Technician: Jim Riddle, Electrical Engineer replied 9 years ago
Desolder/remove the degauss posistor and see if the TV will turn on without blowing the fuse.
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Customer reply replied 9 years ago
This is beyond my skill level.
Electronics Technician: Jim Riddle, Electrical Engineer replied 9 years ago
There's no shame in calling a pro. That's why they're there.
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Customer reply replied 9 years ago
Thank you for the help Jim. I'm in over my head.

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