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TV hit by lightning. Will Best Buy replace without questions?

\015 3 month old LG 47" 3-D TV was hit by lightning. I purchased the TV from Best Buy but did not buy the extended warranty. It is however under factory warranty for one year. If I take the TV back to Best Buy and just tell them the TV won't power up, will they be able to tell it was hit by lightning. I've never had problems with Best Buy but have a feeling they won't replace it if they know it's lightning damage. My deductable for home owners is $1000.00 so filing a claim is out of the question.\015

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Ask and see but I would not mention the lightening---if its 3 months old the LG warranty should cover the repair or replacement.

They will not know at all it was lightening unless you tell them.

"This thing just stopped working" they will either get it fixed or get you a replacement set.

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