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LCD backlight repair/replacement?

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I have an older 15" NEC Multisync LCD 1525M monitor that the backlight is taking a crap on. If I manually cycle the thing on-off-on a few dozen (or more) times, the baclight will come on & it'll work fine till it gets turned off again or it goes into sleep mode. Basically it's acting like a flourescent light with a bad starter. The IT guy at work said that he's seen backlight repair kits, but had no idea where to get them, or how hard it is to repair.

This is the monitor to my fiancee's computer, & she'd really like to have it back, as the CRT I have for her as a temporary fill-in takes up most of her desk.

Has anyone ever done this kind of repair before? How expensive are the kits? Where can I get them? And is there some other, simpler fix I'm overlooking that will solve my problems?

Thanks in advance for any help,

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i dunno about repair but i would use a different mon until i could buy a new one
    
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Anybody?
    
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