Question about LG Televison & Video
We have a 5 year old LG plasma HDTV 50 inch, about three days ago my husband was watching when it started making a high pitched squealing kind of noise, he was unable to turn it off with the remote so he pulled out the plug. Now every time you turn it on the noise is instant and there is nothing on the screen at all. The only way to turn it off is by pulling the plug.
Get it to a tv dealer but my guess is its died. It may not be economical to repair but you may be pleasantly surprised and its a small job. LG are usually pretty good so I'm surprised its gone at this age.
Posted on Mar 30, 2015
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
welcome to fixya!
without doing voltage checks, my best guess is this:
Plasma hpr5053 or hps5053 models will burn out a buffer board or both, there are two buffers and the Y board.
I usually change all 3 at once, but if on a budget you can try to remove one buffer and see if you get half picture (upper or lower)
this is something only a technician should attempt. the boards cost $200 each (buffers)
$300-$400 (Y board).
if you actually get half a picture the Y and one buffer are good, a bad buffer usually burns out the Y board. and in really bad cases the panel is bad also (not common, but possible)
For part#s , specific help you can post a model# , but again this is a repairmans job not something the average customer can fix.
hope this helps
Posted on Aug 27, 2009
Testimonial: "thank you sounds greek to me and costly but I guess I have to do what I have to do-----have you ever heard of a video IC board?"
Power supply board have dead capcitors.Know how to solders?These capacitors usally bulge or pop open,replaced these capacitors will solved this problem.Or tries websites Shopjimmy.com,Ebay.com to buy a Whole reburbish power supply board for the replacement.
Posted on Mar 10, 2010
Hey mate, very common in all makes of plasma TV's. See this how to video on to fix it, the video is for a hyundia but it is the same for your TV. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NPobj0_GSo
It's pretty easy, just get a soldering iron and take your time, best of luck. Bro
Posted on Apr 04, 2010
Try changing the input device to something you are sure works. Switch off TV manually, switch off power, remove plug and retry after 48 hours. If problem persists, please refer it to a qualified service technician.
Posted on Jul 26, 2012
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