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My Samsung plasma 50" won't turn on

by jchowbay / March 4, 2010 11:45 PM PST

I have a 50" plasma and the red power light is on but the TV won't turn on.

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TV repair
by SearsHomeSvc / March 10, 2010 7:01 AM PST

Dear jchowbay,
We are sorry to hear about the problems you are experiencing with your TV. My name is Brian and I work for the Sears Home Services Team. Sears provides service to our customers to virtually any location within the United States and we would like the opportunity to help you if you are still considering service on your TV. At your convenience, please contact our office via email at with any questions regarding our service options or to schedule a visit from a Sears certified technician. In your email, please include your screen name (jchowbay) used to post on this site, for reference to your issue, and we do look forward to talking to you soon.

Thank you,
Brian J.
Senior Case Manager
Sears Home Services

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