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I have an 11 year old LG 50" plasma tv. One of my buffer boards went out several months ago and I replaced three FETs on it. The TV worked for about a week and then when it was on my wife said their was a loud pop sound and it turned off. Now the red LED standby light is light up, but when you try to turn it on you hear the normal relay click and the red light turns to green and flashes 4 times and then back to red and standby mode. I tried disconnecting my sustain boards and tryed turning it on and it does the same thing. I removed my power board and their are 11 capacitors that appear swollen, 10 3300uF and 1 1000uF.If it is just a bad power board could changing the 11 Caps be all that is needed? Or could it be a sustain board issue still?Thanks
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