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Bad noise when the tv is turned on it makes a noise like barrings are going out, tv repairman said the color wheel was going out and needed to be replaced he has had the tv over a month now and said parts are on back order, if the color wheel was going out wouldnt i have a bad picture (in which i did not)

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  • txsweetheart Sep 14, 2008

    Thank you so much for your advice, he told me it was going to be around 400. to fix it, and as far as removing the tv from the home it was the better solution for the both of us, as i had bought a larger tv for the room and having to remodel the entertainment center in the game room for the 50" it just made better sense for him to take it instead of trying to store it untill the work was finhised on the room.

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Nope, sometimes you can have a perfect picture and the color wheel can still be bad squealing like a lawnmower. However if your model number is HLN5065w, then you may want to have him look around for the part. One of my suppliers has it in stock and one it is on back-order, so if he looks around he might be able to find one. You also threw a red flag up when you said that he has your tv, I prefer to never remove a tv from a home in order to do a repair and hope that most other shops do as well. Please let me know how much he is charging you so i can make sure that its a good rate and your not getting ripped off! Let me know so i can help!

Tim Nolan

Posted on Sep 14, 2008

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    experttv Sep 14, 2008

    $400 is a good price, down here that would be more like $500 hope he finds that part for you soon, if he cannot let me know i might be able to point him in the right direction.



    Tim Nolan

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