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It went bang ,a small explosion? Samsung 139cm UA55C8000…

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It went bang ,a...

It went bang ,a small explosion?

Technician's Assistant: What's the brand and model number of your TV? How old is it?

Samsung 139cm UA55C8000 about 5 + yrs old ,

Technician's Assistant: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?

The TV just went bang and blank, it has a Surge power protection board which is still got power.

Technician's Assistant: How long has this been an issue with your 139CM? What happened right before this?

We were watching Mission impossible last night and 4 minutes before the end it went bang like a gunshot and screen went black all off

Technician's Assistant: Anything else you want the TV Expert to know before I connect you?

There is no other information

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