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Small child threw soft rubber dinosaur toy and hit front of

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Small child threw soft rubber dinosaur toy and hit front of 65 inch Panasonic TV
TV went out and now red light blinks at bottom of TV
TV will not come on
No signs of crack on screen or any visible damage
Unplugged for hour or so but still not working.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Shahid replied 10 months ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** I will do my best to help you today. To make sure I don’t miss anything, please give me a minute to review your question.

Expert:  Shahid replied 10 months ago.

- How many times the red light is blinking?

for example, 7 blinks, pauses for 3 seconds, again blinks 7 times, pauses for 3 seconds...

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
7 red light blinks, the a pause, and 7 more, etc
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
No tv , just blinking red light
Expert:  Shahid replied 10 months ago.

Thanks for the info. Was the TV working fine when child hit the screen with rubber toy?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
has been fine for years
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Your only response has been to charge me.
Is this one more internet scam?
Expert:  Shahid replied 10 months ago.

I'm typing answer for you and having hard time to keep the page open as website seems under gone maintenance

Expert:  Shahid replied 10 months ago.

This question/ answer session would cost you $28 and I'm not sending you any phone call or other offers, these are sent by website system.

Expert:  Shahid replied 10 months ago.

Please confirm if you want me to proceed with answer OR you may please contact customer service about billing at this stage.

Expert:  Shahid replied 10 months ago.

Customer service contact:
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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Waiting for an answer
Only comment has been about blinking light
Expert:  Shahid replied 10 months ago.

OK, 7 times blinking power light indicates sustain board failure and it could be coincidence when child threw the toy on TV screen and sustain board failed exactly the same time OR the screen got cracked that is so thin and not visible to you that can damage the sustain board as well. Sustain board replacement is only option here to verify either it is sustain board or cracked screen. Please click following link to view sustain board/ SC board image for this TV..

If you are not comfortable working on it yourself then you may please use following link to get list of TV repair shops in area which will help to get repair quote...
I hope these info will help. If you have any additional questions, feel free to ask. If you're satisfied, please rate me a 5-star at the top of your page.
Thank you.