Question about GE 46GW 948 46" Rear Projection Television
HI my GE built in July 2000 Model 46GW948 is havine a problem just started.
When first turned on after being off for a few hours it works alright and then the screens distorts(sometimes) and then goes black and no sound except maybe a little hiss or crackle, then comes back on,sometimes it actually powers off and must be turned back on. It may let you watch 5 minutes or 5 seconds or maybe even ten minutes at a time. It does this off and on for about hour or so and then works fine. Any help would be much appreciated
This is a classis symptom of poor solder connections that when heated connect well. If you can solder, you should be able to fix this yourself. Resolder any connections that appear to be grainy or have rings. Note: The most likely location of these poor connections are at the convergence ICs. These are large black ICs attached to a heatsink and should be marked STKxxx. There are high voltages floating around inside these sets even when unplugged, so be careful.
Keep me posted.
Posted on Oct 27, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Feb 28, 2012 | GE 46GW947 46" Rear Projection Television
Apr 17, 2011 | Jenn-Air Ovens
Jun 18, 2010 | General Electric Microwave Oven
Aug 28, 2009 | GE (PSS26MSRSS) Side by Side Refrigerator
Mar 28, 2009 | GE GSS20IEP Side by Side Refrigerator
Mar 16, 2006 | GE 46GW 948 46" Rear Projection Television
Sep 02, 2012 | GE 46GW 948 46" Rear Projection Television
Jun 04, 2012 | GE 46GW 948 46" Rear Projection Television
Mar 10, 2017 | GE 46GW 948 46" Rear Projection Television
112 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: