I have a zenith p42w34 that has popped a capacitor on the lower right side of the zsus board! Its the small black square one on the right just below the plasma ribon connection! I replaced the zsus board and had a perfect picture for about 5 minutes and the same one popped again! what needs to be replaced to fix this from popping again! Any help is appriciated! Thanks
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Re: Zenith zsus pop
Hello to all! Some of the time with LG type Y & Z sustain boards you must replace both the boards in order to completely the repair or but not always. Please feel free to message or call me if you need more help with your Zenith plasma TV. 1-503-432-9904 / email@example.com Ask for Dave! If you are reading this post and you need help with a plasma or LCD type TV give me a call!
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Turn off the TV then unplug it. Disconnect the cable connection and clean the terminals. If the stripes still exist, you have a bad TCP (tape carrier package). It is responsible in transmitting color information to the display panel from the X-Drive (A-Bus) Board. This is not an easy repair. Service of an experienced or a qualified technician is recommended.
I had the same problem. We replaced the Y Sustain board. It was under $200 and not at all hard to do yourself. Remove the back of the tv. Make sure you watch what screw goes where. You will see the board on the left side. The number should be on the bottom right corner of the board. Just watch how you removed the board making small notes as to what goes where. Its really not that hard and you can save 600$ or more
I'm sorry you have not been given a clear answer on how to repair your TV. I know how to fix the problem you are having (1.5 inch Black vertical lines that come and go) If you still need help fixing your Plasma TV please feel free to message me @ firstname.lastname@example.org or just give me a call @ 1-503-432-9904 and I'll help you fix your TV buddy! Ask for Dave!
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common problems with these, usually customers here a loud pop. then the screen goes blank. I would try...
Some of these have a 4 pin test on the control board that you can jump with solder to get test pattern. If you get it to do that then these boards maybe good and would replace the control board. if nothing happens, then
the upper & lower drive also the Ysus and Zsus boards all at the same time.
last could be a defective panel.
hope this helps. p/n are on all the boards.