We were watching our TV last night and it shut itself off and would not turn on with the remote or on the tv itself. I moved the plug to another on the strip and it turned back on. Now this morning it shut itself off again and nothing I do will get it to turn back on..even trying a different strip from a different outlet.
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Re: TV shut off
The set is going into shutdown,there are a few reasons why the circuit is being activated,excessive high voltage,excessive volts supply(poor regulation)no screen voltage or a secondary supply is missing,if you are familiar with tv service you have a few places to check,you will need a volt meter and a soldering iron and the squematic diagram to locate the different circuits mentioned,if you are not too familiar seek the assistance of a servicer.Let Us know if you need more information.
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Needs the button put back into place. Look under the cabinet to see if there is an access panel below the switch, would go for all external controls. There would be a chassis with all the controls mounted to it. Pull the plug before doing any repairs. Look to see what it would look like in it's normal position. Something has moved out of place that holds the switch to the panel. Very tedious if you have to remove the whole housing.
I think the problem with the remote control it malfunction take the remote control away from the tv
and test the tv
I had the same problem and one time the tv came on by itself
now i took the remote control away and testing the tv
now for 15 min. so far so good
try it and let me know
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This TV has reached the end of its (short) life. Needs to be replaced.
You can try looking at what kind of TV it is, what model, and look at the manufacturer's web site, check for the manual, look up what it means when the green light flashes. Might be a code that means something but I think the TV is dead.
Yes - a new more expensive TV that is not a throw-away model.
The problem is probably in the micro and will continue this intermittently - sometimes hot/cold can have an effect on when it has the problem. It will get worse and it will eventually need to be repaired...
Sorry for the bad news.
This may denote a proble in either your switching powers supply or your Horizontal section derived high voltage power supply. These are both very dangerous sections in your television. My next question is important; do you have a background in electronics? If not I would not advise you working on this problem yourself and that you take the TV to a repair shop for servicing. If you do have some background in electronics, I would like for you to make the following obeservations:
What was the TV doing (it actions)prior to it going out?
Did you hear any sounds before it went out like buzzing or crackling?
What do you hear when you try to turn it on now, clicking?
These questions are just to develop some background into what might be happening to your set.