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My 32inch rca will not turn on

I push the power button and it just makes a clicking noise (like a relay fuse)for about 30 seconds and then stops. It does not even start to have a picture.

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Re: my 32inch rca will not turn on

I had a transistor on the board crack in half - I unplugged TV for a couple weeks to drain capacitors & reduce risk of a shock - Opened it up - slid board up so I could see it - it was a flat brown round one - obviously cracked - had to find it on-line at an electronics parts supplier - had to by pk of 10 - only ~15.00. Soldered in the new one - TV has worked for another 2 yrs & is going strong. Good luck. I think a lot of problems can be fixed yourself if you just look at the board & look for bad solder, loose components, or obvious burnt or cracked components.

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Re: my 32inch rca will not turn on

Your tv needs to be repaired take it to tech you are having a problem in the power supply of your tv.good luck

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TV will not turn on

Hi, If the clicking noise is metallic, could be a relay switching on/off. What's curious is that once powered on by remote, apparently the clicking doesn't affect the TV, meaning it continuously work. The relay is suppose to turn on or off a function of the TV and apparently it is trying to but there is not such effect since the TV, as I understand from your post, works. The relay can be for the degaussing coil, power supply, over voltage protection. Since this involve a little diagnosis of the electronics, soldering and probably a minor component replacement, an on-site service/repair man would be your best bet. Even if it were a nuisance/minor repair, you can at least get the clicking noise out. Other than you get to get a checkup of the TV and diagnosis of what caused/started the clicking sound in the first place. Hope this be of help/idea. Post back how things are or should you need further information. Good luck and kind regards.

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RCA F36648 36' TV will not power on, makes a clicking sound when I try to power on

This set has a number of problem detection circuits and safety shutoffs. The clinking you are heearing is the power relay turning on then off as a problem is detected and hte set shuts down. This is normal expected behavior when the set has a problem. The most common cause of this is a defective horizontal output transistor that has failed. Expect a parts cost in the $30 range for this repair.


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My Magnavox plasma screen tv, model number: 42MF237S/37 makes a clicking sound when I try to turn it on. No sounds, no picture, just the clicking noise. Things I have tried so far: 1) Turning the TV off...

You either have a cold solder joint in your horizontal deflection circuits or your or in your horizontal output circuit. please be careful due to the fly-back transformer still holds power even unplugged until you discharge it.( ground it out). Hope this helps.

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I think that something has gone wrong on the power supply board. If you can check this for yourself otherwise find a competant technician. Hope this helps.

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Possible short and safety is keeping the set from burning up. A service man should be able to find the short hopefully in a small amount of time.

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Constant clicking every half-second as soon as you plug it in.

I have the same problem-still far still not find the cause. DM1 power supply output voltages are operates correctly. Signal output of microprocessor up and down (no good) that turn on Q14105 and latch optical isolator U14102 to power the unit but both of ohmed out ok. it hard to troubleshoot the main board with power on.

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TV will not turn on when power button is pushed.

check the main fuse in the tv. test it with a multimeter, not visually. if its the thermistor that blew the fuse, it is very difficult to see the break in the wire. replace if blown. if unit blown fuse again withing a couple of weeks replace the thermistor in the degausing circuit. good luck.

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