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Polaroid television dead

Had my 32 inch tv for one year. One morning nothing, no light, no sound, nothing. Checked everything. Wal Mart would not do anything. I paid almost $700.00 for this tv {has a DVD on side. Called the company and they thought it was the fuse in back where the cord plugs in to the tv. Changed that still nothing. I am 71 years old and I do not have a lot of money. Cannot find anyone to help me.

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  • Anonymous Nov 22, 2008

    I turned on the tv last nite and it immediately "died".

    It was purchased on 12- 29-07. Will wal mart

    make and exchange. It is a 32' Polaroid.

  • rayman320 Jan 29, 2009

    I also bought a 32 inch polaroid about a year and a half ago and I have the same problem one day i went to turn it on and nothing happened no lights come on and they also thought it was the fuse but i changed it and it still had no response the polaroid company does not care about their customers everyone i talked to at the company was a **** and they said the only thing they could do was send a technician out to my house for 225$ what a joke what if he comes out here and finds out he cant fix it then what? I am still out a 750$ TV made by a huge corporation that doesn't care

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I fixed my dead FLM-2632 by replacing the large black 150uf 450 volt power supply capacitor. I used a $4.09 Digi-key PN P14080-ND 420 volt 150UF Cap since I only power the TV on 110 vac. ( http://digikey.com. )The Rubycon 450 volt 150 uf Cap is no longer manufactured because it has poor life in a high ripple current switching power suppy application like used in many TVs. If you are not experienced in soldering, don't attrmpt this repair on your own. You have to cut the leads on the old Cap before you can carefully pry the old cap loose from the RTV. Use solder wick to clean the terminals before installing the new Cap. Hope this helps!
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It's more likely a defective power supply if the TV is not powering up.
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