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Old 11-15-2012, 12:50 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by Amoeba View Post

Old TVs always seem to go the same way... Cheap capacitors are always the ones to go when the appliance is not well ventilated.
That was the cause of the only Samsung LCD I've had die on me. Poor lil guys heads were all puffed up and split open.

Google around a bit. This is a common problem and people have put together kits with exactly the pieces that need replaced in particular models. In my case, it wasn't worth the effort to save an old monitor worth $75.

Last edited by sea6speed; 11-15-2012 at 12:51 PM.
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