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Blue,red,green lines on top of screen for couple months. Now tv wont work.

Tv 4 years old. Problem started with colored lines and roll over look at top of screen. After a couple months tv stopped working. I turn tv on, it powers up and about the time the picture should appear tv turns off and power light blinks 3 short pause and then 1 long then repeats. I used the tv in the morning before work and it was fine aside from the issues at the top of the screen. When I came home from work and turned tv on thats when tv stopped working. Thanks for hearing my problem.

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  • mrgordo24 Nov 10, 2008

    I'm mainly concerned with what the power light code is (3 short blinks 1 long one having a difficult time finding info. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

  • mrgordo24 Nov 25, 2008

    attention "Abrsvcs" was not sure how to update but I am interested in attempting to repair my t.v. myself. model # verification set is in fact a 32pt5441/37 philips. Sorry it took so long to respond appreciate your help.........mrgordo24

  • chris537 Dec 19, 2008

    Sounds like what mine started doing 2 days ago. I have hopes in repairing mine as well with the same model #. any information would be helpful as to where to start in the circuit and what part of it would be called. Its been about 10 years since i repaired tv's but actually repaired this model ourselves one other time for $12 dollars. so hopefully it will be like that again. but any information on this would be appreciated so i can repair mine before it dies...

  • Nick_in_Wi Jan 28, 2009

    Abrsvcs,

    I've got the same foldover issue...
    I'm new to TV repair, but was guessing it was cap in vertical circuit, especially when I read somewhere that these are often electrolytic. I've got that exact model number...32PT5441/37.

    Any tips on additional details/instructions would be greatly appreciated. I don't have a manual yet, so tips on what I'm looking for would be appreciated (I'm a EE by education, so I know the basics)

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The foldover is because of a bad capacitor in the vertical circuit. Given the "new" sympotom of a dead set, I would suspect that the vertical IC has failed. This should be a relatively simple repair for a TV shop. If you wish to attempt a repair of this yourself, update this and confirm your model number and I'll post more details and instructions.

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Try check out the horizontal out put section for defective components. check the out put transistor and the video board for any crack soldered terminal of the components.Normarly color are manually adjusted at the video board.

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