Question about Westinghouse LTV-32w4 32.02 in. LCD HDTV

1 Answer

Westinghouse lcd hd 32"

I usually have a beautiful picture then intermittently, it appears I lose video synch and the picture appears as lines of colors. Usually it stops on it own. I try other video sources and I get the same behavior. When I pull the HD cable I can usually load up the menu. I put the cable back the picture is as described. Re-setting the TV or re-cycling power seems to have no effect. It is still under warranty. It happens when hooked up with coax or HD cables. Usually the disturbance lasts 10-15 minutes and then I could go hours before it happens again. It usually happens within the first 20 minutes of powering the set on.

Posted by on

  • Steve_b Sep 20, 2007

    The lines constitute three rows of vertical lines that reflect the predominate color of the picture.

  • Steve_b Sep 20, 2007

    Does this shed any light? I hooked up a glass tube TV off of the same cable box feeding the HDTV. When the HDTV goes "vertical" the regular TV is just fine. That would seem to eliminate any problems with cable provider. I gather from the posts that these LCD TV?s are more susceptible to interference that regular TV?s? Thanks,

    Steve

×

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, In my location, this problem is usually caused by RF interference. Based on your posting/description, you only get the "lines of colors" when "hooked up with coax or HD cables". Please try a known good DVD disc with not other (cable/HD) connections to the input side of your TV. Make sure the disconnected cables are really far from the TV. Play your DVD and powerup your HDTV. Check if problem persist. If no, then you have RF interference which can come from a variety of sources; CB Radios, old wireless phones, two-stroke engines, electronic ballasts which piggy rides on your input cable/HD coaxial cable. It is also possible that the grounding/shielding of your cable/HD is loose, corroded or partially defective. If yes, your best bet is to seek replacement since as you posted it is still under warranty. Hope this be of some help/idea. Post back how things turn up or should you require further information. Good luck and kind regards.

Posted on Sep 20, 2007

  • 1 more comment 
  • Louie  Role
    Louie Role Sep 20, 2007

    Hi again,

    A couple of other actions you can try:
    1. Plug the HDTV to another outlet;
    2. If using a cable box, try plugging that to the same outlet as the TV (if possible) or try another outlet;
    3. Try a surge suppressor, line filter or an AVR (as used in PCs) with your HDTV (pls make sure it is capable of handling power requirement of the TV);
    4. Try the HDTV with no other appliances in the house running (just to check);

    Cheers.

  • Louie  Role
    Louie Role Sep 20, 2007

    and then again,
    It may be your cable/HD provider. Have you tried the same cable hooked up to your HDTV with another TV?

  • Louie  Role
    Louie Role Sep 20, 2007

    Hi Steve,

    I have to agree with you then that we can rule our the cable TV provider.

    On the next point of being "more susceptible to interference", normally HDTV by their very nature have more filters and shielding than "normal" TVs so interference should not really have that much effect on them. It is just that other than an internal component's intermittent failure, interference is the next possible cause of your problem. If we rule out interference as well as your cable TV, that leaves us only with the HDTV itself.

    If it is the HDTV itself, merely opening it up for a look & see would void your warranty. On the other hand, what's to stop any user from tinkering with the remote? If you'd care to try on the original remote control:
    1. press the menu button (set-up menu);
    2. scroll down to the Video/Picture settings;
    3. on the VGA settings select Auto Sync;
    4. If problem persists, manually adjust the horizontal and vertical settings (the idea is to bring the display to the center).

    If problem persist, then probably your best bet is to call in for service of a qualified professional or demand unit replacement.

×

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:

2 Answers

Why is it that my westinghouse 32 in LEDTV model#LD-3265 just went blank on me no sound no picture but powered up properly


Do the menus work or input labels appear when you change sources?
Have you tried unplugging the power with the tv turned on, waiting a few minutes, then plugging it back in and turning it on?

Jul 14, 2014 | Westinghouse LTV-32w4 32.02 in. LCD HDTV

1 Answer

No picture when turned on. screen lines attepts


There two pieces of modules that usually go out, the power supply module or the backlight inverter module.
http://www.shopjimmy.com/catalogsearch/result/?q=westinghouse+LTV-32W1

http://s807.photobucket.com/albums/yy352/budm/LTV-32W3HD/
http://s807.photobucket.com/albums/yy352/budm/Westinghouse%20LTV-32W1/

Check to see if you do have 24vdc at the inverter board as shown in my pictures.

May 16, 2010 | Westinghouse LTV-32w1 32 in. HD-Ready LCD...

2 Answers

The skin tones on people's faces are different colors and shadowed and I can't find my owner's manual.


its ok, pause the screen and get a wax crayon the colour that you want the peoples faces to be and colour over them on the screen. when you have fully enjoyed that frame scrub it off and pause the video 1 second later. eventually you will make the whole movie like this the exact colour you want it.................

Apr 19, 2010 | Westinghouse LTV-32w1 32 in. HD-Ready LCD...

3 Answers

After about 2 or 3 hrs my Westinghouse 32'' LTV-32w6 screen starts to turn into line like the picture is all grainy how do i fix this problem?


Does it look like this? http://s807.photobucket.com/albums/yy352/budm/LTV-32W3HD/

You may have LCD controller board overheating problem (the pictures show the board with shield removed)
Try cooling it with small fan blowing at the vents.

Mar 28, 2010 | Westinghouse LTV-32w1 32 in. HD-Ready LCD...

1 Answer

The picture went black, but the tv still has audio


The back light inverter board may have gone out, or ir is not getting 24vdc from the power supply module, check those two places.
Parts: http://www.shopjimmy.com/catalogsearch/result/?q=Westinghouse+LTV-32w1+

Jan 06, 2010 | Westinghouse LTV-32w1 32 in. HD-Ready LCD...

1 Answer

Have a 32" westinghouse plasma ...dad gave to me...he had for 2yrs.....the picture goes to to bouncing horizontal lines....cable or dvd...DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY ADVICE FOR ME?


i had this same problem, it ended up being a loose connection on mine, attached picture is where the connection was loose, i took off the back panel and just reattached it, and it was good as new.e87b8ee.jpg

Jul 19, 2009 | Westinghouse LTV-32w1 32 in. HD-Ready LCD...

2 Answers

Westinghouse 32" LCD - Vertical Line across top of picture


i had this same problem, it ended up being a loose connection on mine, attached picture is where the connection was loose, i took off the back panel and just reattached it, and it was good as new.e87b8ee.jpg

Nov 09, 2007 | Westinghouse LTV-32w1 32 in. HD-Ready LCD...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Westinghouse LTV-32w4 32.02 in. LCD HDTV Logo

173 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Westinghouse Televison & Video Experts

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

75846 Answers

Jaime Hernandez

Level 3 Expert

2336 Answers

Cindy Wells

Level 3 Expert

5589 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...