Question about Dell W5001C 50 in. Plasma HDTV

3 Answers

42 in dell plasma, no picture, sound works fine

I have a 42 in dell plasma that is less than 2 yrs old, w4201c; the other day the picture went out but the sound works fine. dell was no help. i've been told that the problem is either the fusible link or the y-main board. any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

Posted by on

  • 4 more comments 
  • rlucas807 Dec 08, 2008

    I have the same problem with my W4201C. It has been sitting in my basement collecting dust since March. Any luck with a solution? I thought I would hit the boards and see if anything new has surfaced.

  • riricky Jan 21, 2009

    i have same problem no picture no sound for my dell w4201 42'' no solucion x dell company

  • mo166 Jan 21, 2009

    the problem was the y-sus board, i had a local tv repair shop diagnos that much for me. although, he couldn't fix it i did some research and found a company in california, itritek.com, who could. you send him the y-sus board and the two buffer boards and he not only repairs them but he upgrades them. apparently the y-sus board gets too much heat and eventually goes out, sometimes the buffer boards are affected too. itritek.com replaces the components on the y-sus board with better parts which are more heat resistent. i believe this will help you with your problem. let me know...good luck.

  • mo166 Jan 21, 2009

    between the local tv repairman to diagnos the problem and the cost to repair the parts by itritek and to ship the parts out, it was less then $520-much cheaper than buying as new tv. but if you're handy or know someone who is, you can probably pull the parts out on your own; the y-sus board is usually the main culprit.

  • lovemyplasma
    lovemyplasma May 11, 2010

    hello how much did it cost you to fix the dell w4201c

    lovemyplasma


  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    my dell w421c 42 in plasma hdtv bought in 2005 has no sound or pic. it does have power

×

3 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 4 Answers

This instructable details how to fix a W5001C Dell 50" plasma with similar symptoms. You may be having the same issue since the two TV's use some of the same internal electronics.
http://www.instructables.com/id/Dell-W5001C-50quot-plasma-fix/

Posted on Apr 17, 2009

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 2 Answers

Tellme the solucion charge me

Posted on Jan 21, 2009

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 3 Answers

If i tell you how i fixed it can i charge you?

Posted on Sep 22, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Picture flashing


If you don't have a manual to trouble shoot your problem then download at this site... http://www.retrevo.com/support/Dell-W4201C-TVs-manual/id/280ci052/t/2/

Feb 05, 2012 | Dell W4201C 42 in. Plasma HDTV

1 Answer

W4201C no picture only sound


Try to use dvd player to play video to determine where the problems goes wrong either from the video signal of the cable provider or from the TV itself.

Please let me know any update.

Nov 23, 2007 | Dell W4201C 42 in. Plasma HDTV

1 Answer

Picture is fine for about an hour then goes fuzzy


Hello Townsend, It sounds like a problem called blooming, or you are having a problem with focus control which are signs of a problem in the horizontal and high voltage section of the tv in the case of plasma TV this would be the excitation circuit. I would suggest that you take the set to a TV repair shop to effect repairs.

Sep 12, 2007 | Dell W4201C 42 in. Plasma HDTV

1 Answer

My Dell Plasma W4201C will power on but has no picture or sound.


Your MOBO or your video card is likely burn.So you will need to troubleshoot the MOBO first and the if no solution or MOBO is fine do the same with the video card.

Sep 27, 2011 | Dell W4201C 42 in. Plasma HDTV

1 Answer

Dell 4201C Plasma 42" -


Hi, Mary.

This sounds to me like it is a bulb issue, and not something worse, like failed capacitors.
If that is the case, then yes, it is worth repairing it.

You need to get the old bulb out, either by removing it yourself, or by having someone take it out for you, and the take the old bulb to Fry's or BestBuy.

They both keep tv projection bulbs for flat screen tv's in stock.

I hope that I've helped you understand what is going on, and that it helped.

Have a nice day, and good luck.

Mar 14, 2011 | Dell W4201C 42 in. Plasma HDTV

1 Answer

About 2 weeks ago my dell 42" plasma started


this problem is from power supply section, check your power supply, change it with new one

Jan 16, 2011 | Dell W4201C 42 in. Plasma HDTV

1 Answer

Picture and sound out


power board died. It carries the proper voltages to the other boards. Its low and needs to be replaced.

Feb 12, 2009 | Dell W4201C 42 in. Plasma HDTV

1 Answer

Help - 15 mth old 42" edtv "plasma" black screen" have power and sound


First thing to check is if the back lighting has just failed... Power the set on and looking across the screen can you see a shadow of a picture happening? You might even use a flashlight to shine directly at the screen while you look at it from an angle.
Bill

Dec 10, 2007 | Dell W4201C 42 in. Plasma HDTV

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dell W5001C 50 in. Plasma HDTV Logo

Related Topics:

905 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dell Flat Panel Televisions Experts

Jaime Hernandez

Level 3 Expert

2267 Answers

CoppellTVRepair.com

Level 3 Expert

749 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

60541 Answers

Are you a Dell Flat Panel Television Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...