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TV won't turn on

I have a Samsung LCD tv. We have been having problems with it for a few weeks now...when we turned the tv on we would have to wait at least 5 minutes for it to come on. The red light would blink and it would click. Today it just blinks and clicks and doesn't turn on at all. We also had a problem with the colour recently...a red colour over a lot of the picture. Sometimes a scene on tv would look like a bloodbath because of this! We've had the tv less than 18 months....is it likely to be a huge repair bill, or worse still a new tv?

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  • bigger john Oct 16, 2008

    caps in power supply. but they tend to change the whole unit so this makes it expencive.read sale of goods act and take back to shop.johnlavelle@hotmail.com



  • Andy Henry
    Andy Henry Dec 14, 2008

    blinks on and clicks but taking longer to start up each time i try to switch it on.

  • gibbybabe Dec 16, 2008

    **** tv wont turn on, it christmas!!!! red light blinks and a clicking noise

  • treakle Jan 26, 2009

    our tv is only 21 months old & we have the same problem of the continous clicking & flashing light for the past 8 days & each time we turn it on it takes longer for the picture to appear.Phoned Samsung and they don't wanna know {i won't ever buy or recommend a product of theirs again!} Has anyone managed to solve this problem & was it costly

  • kyjb89 Feb 28, 2009

    same problem! click on, click off, click on, click off! Had mine about 18months it started 2 days ago, this morning it did it for 15 minutes, Now i can't get it on at all and its been an hour! Hope I find the solution

  • wolf7 Apr 27, 2009

    I also been having this prolem for the past week television is less than 3 years old.

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