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My toshiba 42HL167 won't turn on

When i turn it on the orange light just blinks

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  • Robert Short
    Robert Short May 11, 2010

    if its 3 blinks pause 3 more; then I have seen this before.
    replaced the seine board and it fixed it. part number 75007224

  • sssnake Jan 30, 2014

    Save your money on a new board and find an old SD card and go here:http://support.toshiba.ca/support/ceg/do...

  • sssnake Jan 30, 2014

    I had the same issue and the instructions on the link above fixed it. i spent 50 cents on an obsolete SD card.

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Until you get it fixed, i found a way to get mine to come on. I have been doing this for the last three months. I will probably just buy a new (different branded) TV, rather than repair.
But, what I do is watch the yellow light blink three times then i count to three and then press hold the power button(on the tv). the yellow light will blink three times, go off for about three seconds, then blink twice. if it only blinks twice after the pause, then let off of the power button and press it once and then the tv comes on.
If this doesn't work then i just start over and try again and eventually it comes on.

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  • sssnake Jan 30, 2014

    I eventually fixed it completely. It took a 256mb sd card with a firmware update file on it. The instructions can be found here:http://support.toshiba.ca/support/ceg/do...

  • sssnake Jan 30, 2014

    This solved the issue completely and the tv still works today. I am regret that i didn't post this sooner, for i fixed it about a year ago, but i had completely forgotten that i created an account and posted this on this website until i received an email that said over 6,000 people read my solution. i hope that all 6,000 come back and read the real solution.

  • sssnake Jan 30, 2014

    *regretting

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Try this fix from the toshiba website. Q. I have no picture or sound, but I have a blinking power light?
Models: LCD-2007
REF:FAQLCD00090
1. Try resetting the TV by disconnecting the power for 30 seconds and then plugging it back in. If this has no
effect, try moving the TV to a different power outlet that has been tested and is known to be good.
2. If your unit continues to fail, please contact our Customer Solutions Department at 1-800-631-3811 Monday
through Friday, from 8 a.m. until 7 pm CST for a local Toshiba Authorize Service Station Hope this helps you with your problem.

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