Question about RCA HD52W59 HDTV Projection Television

1 Answer

RCA HD52W59 Turns Off

I purchased this 52" RCA, approx a year ago... maybe. Took every $ I didn't have. Turn it on, the power light comes on and a few seconds later TV cuts off. Sometimes you will hear the TV program before it turns off.. sometimes you will even get a glimpse of a picture.. the picture will blink, become vertically smaller.. then shuts off. Tried un-plugging to reset.. TV traveled to every outlet in the house... still does the same thing. Even went on a 30 mile trip to the nearest "RCA Authorized Tech". He could not find anything wrong.. then charged me $100 to plug in my TV and watch it for a week. (Sometimes it will work for a while... most times it will not) Last several weeks, it has chosen not to work. Power light is on.. but, no one is home. Few seconds later, cuts off completely again. PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE HELP ME QUICKLY. So frustrated and disappointed. Many Thanks!

Posted by on

  • Serena Fields Aug 27, 2007

    Thank you for your help! I will get someone to try that... Wish YOU were here. :-)

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Brigadier General:

    An expert that has over 10,000 points.

  • Master
  • 6,966 Answers

Hi, Based on your post/description, my guess is a loose connection or a cold solder problem (higher probability). Not unless you want to make another "30 mile trip", you have to find a local tech who is comfortable working with live/hot sets. The usual precaution on working with live/hot units and HV applies. This involves opening the back cover, powering the unit and with a foot long + insulated rod (I use a broken fiberglass fishing rod), poke around the inside of the TV, part/move the wires about, also press on the boards slightly. The idea is locate the loose connection or the cold solder. Soon as located, poweroff and resolder. If there is a component/board failure, the unit would not have operated intermittently. There is a big chance that the loose connection or cold solder just worsened and that cause the recent "chosen not to work". Further, the power light still turns on and you have not posted any other indications such as a beeping sound or blinking leds/lights which normally indicates failure. Hope this be of assistance/idea. Post back how things are or should you need additional information. Good luck and kind regards.

Posted on Aug 27, 2007

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this 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.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

No Picture/No Sound


This is very possibly a power surge, can you tell me how many times the light blinks, you probably have a bad power board now if you had a power surge.

Aug 11, 2007 | RCA HD52W59 HDTV Projection Television

2 Answers

Tv has been turning off right after you turn it on then after a few attempts it would stay on now the power button on front turns green, it tries to come on but then turns off.


Sounds like high voltage power supply has gone bad. You can try purchasing new PS online and replacing yourself if handy or you will need to bring in for service.

Mar 04, 2011 | RCA HD52W59 HDTV Projection Television

1 Answer

Tv won't turn on


the repair kit called CP150, CP120 and CP114 repair kit from www.tvrepairworld.com should repair that issue. The kit also contains full instructions.

Jun 02, 2010 | RCA HD52W59 HDTV Projection Television

1 Answer

My 52 inch RCA HD/TV Does not turn on


Replace CP150 on the deflection board and that should take care of the problem since it starts once in a wnile if it didnt start ever then you would need the 259296 flyback and the CP150 Capacitor.

May 11, 2009 | RCA D52W20 52" Rear Projection HDTV-Ready...

2 Answers

52" RCA d52w19


About middle of the board you removed the flyback,there is a u shaped heat sink this is in the middle of the board,behind the heat sink is a blue cap 2200 uf ,if the top is pushed up the cap is bad.

Mar 11, 2008 | RCA D52W19 52" Rear Projection Television

1 Answer

Light


My RCA 52 inch was doing the same thing.  TV guy had me use a regular hair blower blowing very hot on the power supply board ( bottom left in back). After a few minutes the tv would come on.  He replaced 2 capacitors, charged me $100.00, plus the $95.00 service call, and is working fine now.  This was a month ago.  So far so good.  He only took the board to the shop, not the entire tv.  Hope this helps. 

Oct 04, 2007 | RCA HD52W56 52" Rear Projection HDTV

1 Answer

RCA HD52W59, Serial: G075CN0AO, Chassis # 1TC222A


ask your service depot about the service flash on the covergence connector,causes intermittant faults and deflection problems /

Aug 22, 2007 | RCA HD52W59 HDTV Projection Television

3 Answers

RCA D52W20 cold start issue?


i am looking for an owners manual for the d52w20, can anyone help me out here.
kimmipoo_2000@yahoo.com

Apr 04, 2007 | RCA D52W20 52" Rear Projection HDTV-Ready...

Not finding what you are looking for?
RCA HD52W59 HDTV Projection Television Logo

112 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top RCA Televison & Video Experts

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

75767 Answers

jason

Level 3 Expert

905 Answers

matt martin
matt martin

Level 3 Expert

1229 Answers

Are you a RCA Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...