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RCA L32HD32D no picture

My RCA L32HD32D has sound but no picture. When I turn the tv on, I see the glow of the backlight and a message saying "Please Wait", then the tv goes black and I have no picture. When I place a bright flashligt up to the screen, I can see a faint picture, which tells me the backlight isn't working. I've replaced the power/inverter board and still have the same problem. Any sugestions on fixing this?

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    ja_no_y Jan 12, 2013

    I can replace the lamps. But is there a way to test the lamps to make sure they're faulty?


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Most likely you have a bad back lamp. Most times when this occurs, the screen will come on for a second or two then go off. Replacing a back lamp isn't a job for do it your selfers. It will involve completely disassembly of the LCD panel.

Posted on Jan 12, 2013

  • ja_no_y
    ja_no_y Jan 12, 2013

    I can replace the lamps. Is there a way to test the lamps to make sure they're faulty? I'd hate to sink any more money into the tv and that not be the problem.

  • ja_no_y
    ja_no_y Jan 12, 2013

    Also, I read voltage to the back light for a few seconds when the set is turned on, then it drops to zero. Even when the back light is unpluged.


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SOURCE: What's your problem?I have a 32 inch rca flat panel dvd player combo , turns on , but no sound and flashes a screen once saying please wait then goes black????

A complete model number would help with giving advice or an answer.

Posted on May 01, 2012


The problem is not in the inverter board it is in the power supply R976 is fried. I need to fined the value of that resistor.

Posted on Jul 20, 2012

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