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H2O44 HI I HAVE FLM-4701 BLACK SCREEN RED LED GOES BLUE WHEN I HIT THE POWER. WHAT PARTS OR KITS DO I NEED.

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This sound like a problem with the televisions main board tuner section. The problem may be expanded solder connections to the ground.This expansion is caused by the heating and cooling of the circuit board as the television is being used. The heating causes the joint to expand and when cooled after the expansion the joints cannot contract properly due to the over expansion.this causes the connections to fail. This would cause the distortion and buzzing sounds coming from the television, due to the loss of the grounding contact. This unit should be taken to a service center for a complete testing and servicing for intermittent operation.The Polaroid customer support telephone number is 1-866-289-5168. Call them and tell them the model number of you television and the problem you are having with the intermittent video operation. They will be able to tell you where you can take or send your television for service. I hope this information helps you with your problem.

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    Rohit Asthana Jun 19, 2009

    problem with the power supply there is 2 bad capacitor on power supply
    1000Uf 16v , they are blow , this is base on ur problem blue light but
    not picture

  • Rohit  Asthana
    Rohit Asthana Jun 19, 2009

    OR This unit has had a component failure.The unit should be sent or taken
    in to a service center for testing and service. The Polaroid customer
    support telephone numbers are 1-866-925-7278 and 1-866-289-5168. Give
    them the model number of you television and the problem you are having
    with it. They will be able to help you with your problem.The Polaroid
    customer support website is:http://www.polaroid.com/CES/support.jsp
    Give them the same information and they also should be able to direct
    you to a service center, that will help you with your problem. I hope
    this information help you with your problem.

  • Rohit  Asthana
    Rohit Asthana Jun 19, 2009

    On the power supply board there were 2 very small 1000 microFarad 10V
    capacitors that looked odd.The tops were slightly pushed up.
    I pulled them off and they both read too low.Only about 200 microFards.
    Replaced them both with a couple of 1000 microFarad 16V capacitors from the junk drawer.


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