Question about Samsung HL-S5086W 50" HDTV
My tv has 2 flashing lights on the front of the tv. i think my bulb is out but how do i know what the problem is for sure? the first light flashing is red and is the stand by light, the second light is the lamp light and it is green.
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I suggest doing a google search using the tv model # and brand.
I have learned myself that different big screen tvs seem to each have their own common problems. I have read before of power supply issues that cause what your describing.
Posted on Mar 11, 2009
If the lamp has been replaced I would think the Lamp ballast would be most likliest followed by the color wheel and then the Digital board. You can get any part needed for your model at www.tvrepairworld.com just leave them a email they respond quickly.
Posted on Aug 28, 2009
The grinding sound is most likely the color wheel. The lamp will not fire up if the computer senses the color wheel is not in motion or turning too slowly. It does this to protect the color wheel from being burned.
Something else you need to realize is the fans sometimes make some noise(especially the fan at the rear of the DMD Board).
The Ballast does not go bad that often and is misdiagnosed more times than it actually needs to be replaced. Sometimes the DMD Board is defective and won't send the color wheel the signal to start which in turn doesn't let the lamp turn on. I have read this misdiagnosed as a bad lamp, ballast, and color wheel multiple times. I currently have two of these in my shop at the moment and they were both verified by swapping known good DMD Boards.
There is some very good information available on this site but many times it isn't that simple of a repair. You need to get all the information and verify before buying parts. Most of the time it will pay for someone to have a reputable shop do a repair rather than buy parts that are not needed. I have had three people buy lamps in the last week, and two replace capacitors, only to give me a call and fix the problem correctly. All of these people got the repair tips from the internet.
Posted on May 07, 2010
Tips for a great answer:
Apr 05, 2011 | 2001 Volkswagen Passat
Jan 29, 2011 | Optoma RD50 50" Rear Projection HDTV-Ready...
Jan 10, 2011 | Sony KDS55A2000 55" HDTV
May 04, 2010 | Televison & Video
Nov 06, 2009 | Panasonic PT-50LCZ70 50" HDTV
Aug 28, 2009 | Samsung HLP4674W 46" Rear Projection HDTV
Dec 23, 2008 | Hitachi 60V500 60" Rear Projection...
Jun 20, 2008 | Mitsubishi WD-52525 52" Rear Projection...
Dec 28, 2007 | Sony Grand WEGA KDF-60WF655 60" Rear...
Mar 03, 2017 | Samsung HL-S5086W 50" HDTV
101 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!