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Whirring noise. No other problems.

Sometimes my set starts whirring for no reason while watching it.   When I turn it off it sounds like a playing card in bicycle spokes as it slows down.  The sound usually starts off soft then becomes louder.  Sometimes it's so loud it's hard to watch my program.  I removed the back cover and looked around and it's not coming from the fan.

    I have smacked the back of my tv in frustration --- and it helps!  But after a period of silent running, anywhere from a few hours to all day, it starts whirring again. While hitting the back of my tv is a successful short term fix, and somewhat satisfying, I need a more long term solution.

Please help,
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Re: Whirring noise. No other problems.

Sounds like you have a noisy color wheel. Very common on all Samsung DLP`s. The part # is BP96-00250A for model HLN5065W.

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