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Mitsubishi WS-65815 Not Responding to Remote or Front Panel

Hi, I have a projection TV model WS-65815. It does not respond to remote control or front panel. I have tried unplugging and plugging it back in. The light flashes normally (fast for 70 sec.) and I can hear the fan working fine as well, but it still does not respond. I have tried the reset button also. I held the device and menu buttons for 5 seconds to display an error code (if any) and it gave back a code 12 which means no error was detected. I have taken a look at the circuit board, but do not see any visible issues with the capacitors or anything else out of place. I find it strange that it was working fine one night and the next day it would not turn on at all. The problems started when the TV would freeze when I pushed the Device button on the remote control to try to put a DVD on. The sound would continue playing on the channel I had it on, but the screen froze until I turned the TV set off and turned it back on. The menu did not display at all. It simply froze the instant I would push the Device button. Any suggestion as to what it could be, or is it really necessary to take to a technician? It is a heavy TV and difficult to transport about 20+ miles to the nearest repair technician. I also do not want to end up paying more for repair than a completely new TV.

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Check owner / operator manual for "panel lock" selection or
go through menu pages until you spot it........
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SOURCE: Tv not responding to remote and now will not turn back on!

if the remote eye on the tv it will do all kinds of strange stuff once the eye on tv gets dirty the the tv will shut off after 2 seconds try cleaning it and see what happens the eye on tv is hard toget to so get a can of air to blow it out i took my pocket knife to clean mine i know that was ruff on eye but thats all i had if this dont work try unpluging your control board on front of set board may be bad or buttons are stuck email me at rjp5765@msn.com if this helps

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The control panel circuit board was replaced at a cost of about $40 for the part plus $150 for the house call.

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SOURCE: green power light will not stop flashing and tv will not turn on or off

You need to replace the 1000uf capacitors on the DM board thats the classic symptom of the DM caps being bad the light continues to blink repeatedly. If you need more info on the repair let me know.

Posted on May 16, 2008

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SOURCE: My Mitsubishi WS-65511 won't turn on.

I have had my WS-65511 fail like this, first at 4 years, second 2 weeks later, then 3rd time yesterday (4/14/2009). In past, the tech replaced a thermal sensor p/n 299P313010A (but Mitsubishi says that part is not for WS-65511 and that it does not have a thermal sensor - go figure). It is a white rectangle with about 30 pins in 2 rows and is soldered onto a board in the TV. List price is about $25. Might be your problem.

Posted on Apr 15, 2009

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Two things are involved to cause that problem, tv remote control and remote sensor in tv.
Upon verification of remote working, it would be confirm that remote sensor in tv is defective and need to be replaced.
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this tv is known for the key board buttons geting stuck on . you can take the front panel off on disconect the key board to see if the remote works.

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The set may have defaulted to a front panel lockout. To defeat that on the front of the set hold down the MENU button for 15 seconds and see if it will then power up. I know that doesn't solve the problem with the remote but one step atta time. These sets are prone to leaky switches on the control panel and when that happens the micro cannot accept two different commands at the same time. That could be why the remote is not working.

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You can get Original Remote for WS-65815 from Mitsubishi Parts.

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Any ideas? Thanks, Patti

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