Question about TruTech PLV16320 Television
My tv just quit last night. I have only had it for 14 months. DOes anyone know of a fix to this or am i out of luck. Missy
Ok so here is my update. I spoke with people at Target's Corp. customer services. I had to jump thru some hoops, if you want my opinion, I think there are legal things going on between Target and Venture Electronics, formerly known as Alco, the suppliers of Trutech. I was giving two numbers to try from a woman at Target, who was very nice and helpful, but unwilling to elaborate to much. When both numbers failed she sent a Venture tech an email on my behalf. Two days later I was contacted by a rep who all of my info. The long and short of it is that I am right now two weeks later watching my formerly broken tv. Venture paid for my shipping both ways and fixed the tv. The tech did admit that the capacitors are a problem but in some cases there have been other issues as well. The tech I worked with might get pissed at this but who cares. The tech number is (905) 477-7878 his name is David, and his ext. 5095. He is very helpful but you have to stay on top of him, I had to call every other day for a week to get the shipping tag so I send them my tv. Good luck to all hope everyone is able to have the success I have.
Posted on Feb 21, 2008
Yeah umm is there any other way to see if the capacitor is blown other than buying a capacitor meter?
Posted on Feb 20, 2008
Posted on Dec 29, 2007
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Heres what mine did:no picture no sound, when i hit the remote the indicator light went out....piece of crap is six months old, cant find any info on it, cant get a hold of anyone at Trutech.
So i took it apart, on the board that the power cord is attached to, i found six blown capacitors. There is also a big ass one in the middle of that board which looked ok but blew out the bottom.I replaced them, and im watching it as i type.
Its fairly easy but if your not comfortable soldering on a cheap circuit board, take it to someone.
I hope it helps, i think this repair will fix the other Trutech models with the same problems.
Posted on Dec 29, 2007
Replace c14 capacitor in power supply. It's the big one it's 450v 150uf capacitor.
Posted on Nov 27, 2007
My $250. TruTech TV died after 15 months. Do an on-line search and you'll find lots of Trutech losers (suckers). I went all the way to the top of Targets Customer Service trying to get some recourse but they don't give a damm. Not their problem. Yet. Sorry this happened to you. Boston
Posted on Sep 16, 2007
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