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Samsung hln617wx/xxa: color starts to blink or flicker after about ten minutes

My tv started acting up today. It started to flicker, kinda like there was a loose connection or something. I unplugged the tv, but after about 15-20 minutes, it started to flicker again. I put a fan right near the rear exhuast, but it still goes T.U. No lights on the front, temp and lamp are fine consistently. Appreciate any help, late. P

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I have same problem. I saw on msg board that I should replace the color wheel. I can't believe how poor these tv's are. Samsung should replace or credit all of us for the pieces of expensive poo.

Posted on Sep 05, 2007

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8/25/07 Coincidentally, I have just run into the same problem. I spoke with Technical Service at Samsung yesterday and after 15 minutes on the phone they couldn't tell me what was causing it. I then did numerous web searches and came across a sight where technical experts discuss problems. Turns out it may be a problem with the Digital board, the A/V Board or the DMD board. Cost for repair (depending on which board it is) will run $400 - $1,000 or more. Repair man is coming out Monday to diagnose the set.

Posted on Aug 25, 2007

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