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My plasma tv clicks and does not come on.

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My plasma tv clicks and does not come on.
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I may be a few minutes between each request for info thanks for your patience!

Is the powerlight on the front of the set blinking during this clicking period please?

Let me know please
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

no, the blue power button does not flash, it stays on

Hi Hugh

Their are a few things that can cause this the most suspicious is the elco capacitors on the powerboard these can leak>>have raised domed tops>>balloon up, these need to be checked visually for signs then replaced so an ability to use a soldering iron would be useful another option is to replace the powerboard complete however checks do need to be made first, if you think you can carry out work yourself on the set please let me know.
If you cant you will need a tech who would probably charge around $250 to repair the powerboard.
You can locate a tech in your area by using this link

Please let me know if you need more info
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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

where is the power board?


Hi Hugh

You find the powerboard by tracing the powercord right to it (rear of set removed)

The photo are similar to what you are looking for you see the way the capacitors leak and show physical signs of stress

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