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My RCA TV will not power on. The light is not lit up on

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My RCA TV will not power on. The light is not lit up on front of tv
JA: What's the make and model of your tv? Have you tried unplugging it and leaving it off for a few hours?
Customer: LED60B55R120Q
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: UNPLUGGING, plugging pack in and holding power button 10 seconds then trying to turn on
JA: The TV expert can solve this for you. Anything else you want him to know before I connect you two?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 year ago.

Welcome. I am Mike, an experienced field technician. We are now connected together on this convenient website where I am able to help you. To get started, I need to know you can see this message and are able to reply to me here...

-What is the purchase date of the tv?


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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
January 2015
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 year ago.

Do you see the tv screen glowing or flicker when you first plug in/power on?

Can you see the tv menu if you press MENU button on the tv or the original RCA remote?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
There is nothing no power at all
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 year ago.

Are you 100% sure there is AC power to this outlet? test by plugging in simple table lamp to this outlet

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 year ago.

Then unfortunately there is not going to be any easy reset/fix. The Tv has an internal failure and the back panel needs to come off, complex checks need to be performed with a meter, then parts ordered and installed. If that is something you want to attempt then reply back here and I can assist you further.

If you are unable or unwilling to perform any of these procedures then a repair shop should be consulted. I can help you locate a nearby shop if you like.

Reply back for more information on either of these and before you go please take a moment to submit at least a 3 star rating at the top of this page. Then if you still need help you can reply back and I will be happy to assist you further.


Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 year ago.

I do understand that finding out your tv needs expensive repairs is not pleasant but keep in mind that an in home diagnosis by a local repair shop costs $100-$135 up front and repairs can total $350. Finding out whether your tv can be repaired and how much it may cost from this online chat costs a fraction of that. At least now you can make the most of your situation without high repair costs and long wait times.

Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 year ago.

Hello, just checking back in to see if you still need help, or perhaps you would like to acknowledge that my time and input has been helpful?