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TV wont come on

TV will not turn on, is my picture tube out?

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  • msprk Nov 05, 2007

    I get the power relay to click on when i plug in the power cord and then it goes to the second stage turning on the tv

    as soon as it tryes to turn on the tv's high power circuit it shuts down .

    and on the front of the tv it flashes the red power led on and off continuly.

    is this my horizontal out put or my high voltage transformer flyback


  • Jeff Dahn Nov 08, 2007

    When I turn the power on, the screen remains black, and the standby power light flashes. Occasionally, if I keep trying, the picture will come on, and all will be fine until the next start sequence.

    Sometimes the picture breaks into horizontal lines and crawls to the top until the screen is black again. It makes no difference if I use the remote, or the chassis power switch.

    Model KV-27S22. Serial number 8135021, build date, December, 1997.



  • maggiemtg Nov 14, 2007

    Sony trinitron KV-25F3UIKV-29F3U. I switch on and briefly picture and sound come on , then set goes black. I try again and briefly get colours on the black background which then fade away leaving no sound or picture. Can you advise please. Thank you

  • PhilipEdward Nov 21, 2007

    Will not power on. I have tried replugging in different outlets but still no result. One day it was working fine the next it will not work.

  • Janelle_P Dec 15, 2007

    Televishion wont turn on when i plug it in... is it a problem i can fix myself

  • Janelle_P Dec 15, 2007

    My TV wont turn on when i plug it in my chassis number is CTC185A4

  • Court21 Apr 04, 2008

    hello, my rca tv will not turn on after the electric went out. I did follow one of your tips by putting a ew fuse in. please help. whats the next step that I could try myself. thanks courtney in georgia

  • jmhs Apr 12, 2008

    Tv worked fine tried to turn accidentlly clicked it on then off then on again quickly now nothing works.

  • Anonymous Apr 25, 2008

    Tv was working great, then just shut down. Now I push power button and get a red light next to power button but tv wont turn on. about 5-10 seconds later the red light starts blinking. I have seen quite of few problems exactly like this when searching this site. However, i didn't see any solutions... Can anyone help??


  • teebone55 May 09, 2008

    on switch broken, can't find remote code

  • need my tv Jun 16, 2008

    If it is an APEX TV try to Press (at the same time) on the remote control, the mute and function buttom.

  • paulb1 Jun 20, 2008

    I had a power cut earlier today and now my TV wont come on, there is usually a blue light when it is on stand by , but there is nothing now.

    please help.

  • Anonymous Jun 24, 2008

    i am having the same problem as your guest in april, switching to stand by then 5-10 seconds later red light blinking, i have tried switching off and on again, using both remote and + prog - button, putting sky to standby and back on again. does anyone have a solution, driving me mad

  • jaboix Jun 29, 2008

    RCA F27202FT CTC169CA2

    TV was off when we lost power to the neighborhood. When power returned TV won't turn on - using FPA button or remote.

  • rob-rachel Oct 13, 2008

    My proscan will not turn on, I could hear the power come on then off on then off it will do this about 4 or 5 times.

  • infinit Nov 18, 2008

    RCA Model 32V434T class flat-tube a little over a year old. Like most stated no picture, no sound. When I turn it on you can almost hear it trying to come on like static sound almost. Then the tv power light blinks for a bit then stays on. I've tried everything except opening, if thats even a good idea. Guess I should have purchased that extended warrenty. I've contacted numerious repair shops and the cost if pretty much the cost of the TV. Open for suggestions. Thx



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Most likely cause would be a blown fuse on the power supply if you are getting no lights on the front, no response from the buttons, and no warmth from the back of the set. First check that not only is the power socket in the wall working, but also that the plug on the TV power cord is not faulty or distorted so it doesn't make the circuit when plugged into the wall, also if it has a fused plug, check that. Then if you feel up to taking the cover off, make sure the set is unplugged and leave it for a few minutes first. take off the back cover (usually a few screws around the base of the set, but it should be obvious) follow where the power cord enters the box, and about the first thing it should connect to is likely to have a fuse. Probably a couple of metal spring clips with a glass tube type fuse sitting in them. The fuse should have a rating stamped on it and you should be able to get a replacement at most hardware stores, but make sure you get the same type as well as rating. If a replacement fuse doesn't cure the problem then the next thing to suspect would be the transformer and rectifier circuit - the fuse should have protected these, but sometimes it doesn't work that way. If you need help checking these then please ask again, but I suspect the fuse is your problem. Hope this helps you out, please ask again if you need more info :)

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I have a RCA XBOX Entertainment Series TV 32" it is maybe 4 to 5 years old. It started having problems a few weeks ago the TV would be on and working fine and then you would see a black screen with the Direct TV logo floating on screen. You would have to push a button to make it come back on. Then two weeks ago watching it she screen just went black and still had sound but then few minutes later sound went and made loud noise until just turned off. Wait a little while turn back on it would work a few minutes then same thing again.

What do you think it could be?
Is is repairable and what do you think approximate cost is if even worth it.

Thanks trash or not!

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I have the same tv, had the same problem couple years ago. Had to replace the power supply module.

Posted on Oct 25, 2007

Actually Thanks to both NOGGIN and Techman, Noggin, excuse me for not mentioning you... Jimmy

Posted on Oct 06, 2007

Thanks Techman!!! My Panasonic CT-36HL43 HDTV stopped working after a severe T-Storm down here in Miami. Your suggestion of the blown fuse was the reason my TV didn't turn on. Very easy repair and two fuses cost less than $3 bucks! Just thinking of loading this huge TV into my SUV and driving to the TV repair man let alone the charge of checking and replacing a fuse was one that I didn't want to experience. thanks, Jimmy in Miami

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No probably not. If a pic tube is bad it will most of the time show a bad pic or a predomenate color over the screen need more info please as chassis # on the back cover please.

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