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My Gateway plasma tv has no sound..When I unplug from electric outlet for many hours it has sound briefly then goes away within a minute..jlowe1417@yahoo.com

Gateway model #GTW-P42M102..The tv was purchased in 2003 for a vacation home and was used only 2 months a year . I moved into the home as my primary residence 2 years ago & the tv has been used often..Recently the sound was lost..I unplugged for an hour & still no sound..Unplugged all day & got a minute of sound before it stopped again..This tv cost & 3000$ in 2003..As a single mother I cannot afford a new one or a costly repair bill..Please Help !

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SOURCE: Power supply

Here's the information you requested.  See pages 30,31,and 32.

 

Download the .pdf file here:

 

http://www.eserviceinfo.com/downloadsm/28159/Gateway_P42M102.html

Posted on Oct 16, 2007

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SOURCE: The screen on my Gateway Plasma 42 in TV went

I have over 10 years experience in electronic tech support.

I know this isn't what you want to hear, but the problem you've described can't be fixed with troubleshooting. Your TV will have to be repaired. There is a part that has developed a defect and needs to be replaced. The question will be, is the part still available? Before paying a TV repair person $75+ to diagnose the problem, ask yourself if you're willing to pay $250 minimum to fix this particular set. Also keep in mind that most TVs that old have a very limited number of replacement parts still available. Normally it will cost at least $75 to have the set looked at by a repair shop (diagnostics). If the part needed to complete the repair isn't available, you won't get that money back.

I hope I've provided you useful assistance and that this information allows you to make an informed decision as to how to proceed from here.

Please let me know if I can be of further assistance.

Posted on Jun 18, 2009

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SOURCE: Gateway XHD3000 Monitor

I may be able to fix it for you
I believe the problem is in the same board that causing the strobing screen problem.
Cost is 150 to repair the problem board if it isfixable. No charge if not fixable.
You will have to pay round trip shipping for the monitor and power supply to Pennsylvania.
Ebays bammbammfran

Posted on Mar 07, 2010

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SOURCE: Gateway 42'' Plasma - Dead? How to fix?

did that work for the person with the question?

Posted on Jul 27, 2010

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SOURCE: Gateway QTW-P42M303 vertical black bar on screen after 5 minutes. 2 1/2 years old

Before providing solution I am sorry to hear about the issue that you are facing. In this issue you have mentioned about overheating. You can have a cooling fan side of the monitor. It will reduces some heat. Please try with idea.

Posted on Aug 18, 2010

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