A dead Elbit CRT TV repair. Model EC70-602-CTI

A dead Elbit CRT TV repair. Model EC70-602-CTI
Two of these TV sets came to my shop and both of them had the same problem. Both were dead. When plunging both of them in, I could hear a ticking noise coming from inside the TV. I had to open the back of one TV set to find out what was wrong with it. In this case since both has the same problem, if I am able to fix one of them, there should be no problem fixing the other one. So, let us get started.
When taking the cover off, I scanned with my naked eye for bad electronic component but I could not find anything. From experience, when I hear a ticking noise coming from inside the TV set and the stand by light is not on, one thing comes to mind; the problem is in the high tension area. My focus now is in that area, mainly, the Horizontal Output transistor (Hot).

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