Question about Philips 42PF9630A 42 in. Plasma Television
My problem is pretty simple. The menu screen for my 42" Philips plasma TV keeps popping up on the screen. I press the menu button on the remote to exit, but the menu pops right back up after a couple seconds. I've tried unplugging the TV for the night hoping it would "reboot" when plugged back in.....didn't work. I thought maybe it was a problem in the remote, so I took the batteries out......still kept popping up. I'm out of ideas! HELP!
The most commom causes are One. There ia a stuck button on the tv itself. The Menu button. The membrane switch or the TACT switch is bad and needs to be replaced. The Main bd can also be bad.
Posted on Jul 17, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I did the same, replaced two bulging capacitors...cost me 2.00 for the capacitors and $20 for the desoldering/soldering tools. First time doing anything close to this with any electronics...tv works great now.
Posted on Dec 31, 2009
SOURCE: Philips 42 wont turn on
I am having this same problem. I have "fixed" this problem twice by replacing 2 failed capacitors inside. The fix is pretty easy and the cost of the replacement parts is about $2.50. Unfortunately, the fix doesn't last. The first time, the TV worked again for about 6 months, but the 2nd time, when I replaced with higher grade capacitors, I only got another 2 weeks out of the TV. I think it's time to cut my losses and get a new set. Repair costs were estimated at $600. ...just not worth it.
Posted on Jul 11, 2010
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