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Broken flat screen TV - can it be fixed easily?

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nomadwantshome Fri 26-Oct-12 11:11:56

If so, how much do you reckon?

nomadwantshome Fri 26-Oct-12 11:12:47

Sorry forgot to mention. The screen is broken/cracked in two places. So it would be a replacement screen I guess.?

Snorbs Fri 26-Oct-12 11:44:48

Price depends on screen size, technology (eg LCD or plasma) and availability of spares.

In general though the screen itself is by far the most expensive part of a TV, typically making up more than half the parts cost. If it's particularly big and old so making spares difficult to get hold of it may well be more cost-effective to buy a complete new TV.

ClareMarriott Fri 26-Oct-12 13:58:28

How did it come to be broken/cracked ?

nomadwantshome Fri 26-Oct-12 15:11:43

Put it in the boot of the car with a very light plastic casing on top. Didn't think it would damage it, but must have done during the journey.

ClareMarriott Fri 26-Oct-12 16:15:12

Why I asked the question was if the damage had occurred in your home you could have spoken to your contents insurers, but as it was outside then it is a nonstarter .

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