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Samsung dlp hl-r4667w picture/sound keeps freezing and restarting after a few seconds

I'm looking for some advice on what I can do to fix my DLP tv. I have a Samsung HL-R4667W.
The everything comes on and works for about 2-3 seconds, then it freezes and restarts. It does this nonstop until I pull the plug. There is power staying consistently to the lamp. (even when the screen shuts down, the lamp stays on bright) Both fans are also running strong not shutting down during the screen restart.
There is a little blue switch in the back where the lamp goes in and out. I made sure that stays down with some tape. I also pulled the thermostat wire out while the tv was running and it shut down because of that.( I think it tells me that the thermostat is working?)

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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  • Anonymous Dec 23, 2008

    My hl r4667w dlb tv started acting funny last night. It the image would lock up but the sound would keep going. I though it was the cable box but now realize that it is the TV. I'm at the point now where the screen stays locked up or has green and purple bars running down it. The sound continues to work. The TV then stays locked up for about 30 seconds then shuts down only to do it all over again. I can not turn the TV off unless I unplug it.

    the TV is about 3 years old.

    any suggestions would be appreciated.

  • alisaallen Dec 25, 2008

    my hl-r5067w is doing the same thing. we just replaced the lamp and that is not the problem. any solutions?

  • saslazzaro Feb 23, 2009

    exactly the same as the original post, same model

  • saslazzaro Feb 23, 2009

    sorry, not the same model. mine is hlr5067w

  • ericwpierce Apr 07, 2009

    same thing going on with mine. did you ever find a solution?

  • cashbeck Apr 10, 2009

    I have a 50" Samsung with the same problem. Sometimes it starts fine, but usually it locks up shortly after starting it and you can't turn it off unless you unplug the power. I can't find any help how to fix this problem and of course I am still covered under my Circuit City warranty, except they just went bankrupt! That's my luck!! Has anyone found a solution?

  • Anonymous May 10, 2009

    I have the same friggin problem!!! what is this thing?!?!!?


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SOURCE: RCA P52753AT tv will not turn on

the High Voltage splitter needs to be replaced

Posted on Apr 05, 2008

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SOURCE: I have a HL-R4667W DLP

usually when all the leds are flashing it means there is a defect with the lamp. Try replacing the lamp

Posted on Apr 27, 2008

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SOURCE: Tv shuts off

can you go into the menu and rest it

Posted on Feb 10, 2009

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SOURCE: screen goes black randomly during use and tv shuts off

check your capacitors cp150 114 120 if any of them is puffed up on top it is bad replace all 3 cap. 2200uf 1`6v and two 220uf 35v. also resolder FBT pinns.

Posted on Feb 20, 2009

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SOURCE: tv was on and then

Sounds like your bulb went out. Is the warranty still in effect?

Posted on May 02, 2009

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