Question about Televison & Video

1 Answer

The screen on my plasma tv keeps turning itself off....

I have had a 42 inch Samsung plasma screen tv for about two years now. Occasionally, the screen would turn itself off (i.e. just go blank, but with the sound still on) after a variable time of around 2 hours of being on. After 5-10 minutes, the screen would fire back up again. Recently, the problem has got worse - the screen turns itself off every 5-15 minutes and then doesn't come back on for 5-15 minutes, i.e. it is not working half the time.
When the screen is on it does not appear that there is any problem but then the screen just goes off (with the power light and everything else staying on). It almost appears like a random screen saver (I have disabled the screensaver function).
I was wondering if you had any advice as to what may be causing this problem and, if necessary, how much I should be looking to pay to repair it.
Many thanks
William

Posted by on

  • lisahang04 Jan 12, 2009

    my tv is doing the same thing who do i call? samsung? whats the number? is it free? how much would it cost?

  • ali_seif Jan 23, 2009

    I have the same problem. When the TV is cold, it takes longer before it suddenly turning itself off. After that it does not last more than 5 minutes. I figured out it could have something to do with an initial power surge that caused a component(s) to behave erratically. Any specific solutions?

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 19 Answers

It seams that your tv is high heated or it is needed to change some of the tranzistors... as it seams the damage isnt realy bad..but it need an "experts hand" to be fixed

Posted on Nov 29, 2007

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

I have a Samsung Plasma PN63A650 that has worked 4 8 years, until today. I turned it on, stays on for 14 seconds, then turns off for 8 seconds. Would not respond to remote commands either


Easy fix for new Samsung TV switching on and off power ...

? 4:41
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0cG3lzjuw8
Sep 15, 2012 - Uploaded by alwaysafix
My tv turns on and off by itself the minute I plug in the cable. ....Samsung E6030 led tv hv blinkin red light issue ... capacitors are looking good ...

Help PLEASE! Samsung Plasma Turning On/Off Repeatedly.

michiganstate.247sports.com > Topics

247Sports.comMy Samsung Plasma HDTV (approx 3.5years old) has some issues as of late. When Iturn the tv on, invariably, it starts to turn off and back on repeatedly.

Samsung Smart TV turning off - Forums - CNET

www.cnet.com > Forums > Samsung

CNETJun 11, 2015 - I have a Samsung plasma 60 inch model number PN60E6500EFXZA TV. It began to turn itself off every 5 minutes, for the past few days. I was able to factory ... Samsung TV Keeps turning off and on.
Jun 11, 2015
Samsung TV Keeps Shutting Down
Jun 11, 2015
Samsung Plasma TV turns off by itself
Jun 22, 2011
My Samsung 50 in PN50B650 turns off by itself then on again ...
Apr 30, 2010
More results from www.cnet.com

Jan 13, 2016 | Samsung Televison & Video

1 Answer

My Samsung 42 inches plasma tv gets red patches while viewing programs. I have been using the tv last 4 years. Kindly help me out. Samsung engineers couldn't rectify the problem.


Red spots means there is problem in the plasma panel itself ,check by replacing main circuit board then finally the panel.

Jan 15, 2011 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

Buzzing noise from 42 inch Samsung Plasma TV


this is a comon occurance in theis model it is caused be loose laminants in the switching tranformer sometimes it can be fixed by covering it with clear GE silcone

Dec 01, 2009 | Televison & Video

2 Answers

My 50 inch samsung plasma tv turns off and on by itself. it also clicks while this happens.


My Samsung 52" plasma TV will shut off while watching TV. It will do it repeatedly and we have to turn it back on. Is it overheating and shuts down? How can this be fixed?

Oct 27, 2009 | Samsung HP-R4262 42 in. Plasma Television

1 Answer

My 42 inch toshiba plasma tv. about 4.5 years


Ur backlight video inverter board is dead or defective,need it replaced.Tries these websites Shopjimmy.com or Partstore.com or Ebay.com.

Sep 01, 2009 | Toshiba 42HP83 42 in. HD-Ready Plasma...

1 Answer

Samsung Plasma 42" TV - 2006


Hi, this is quite a common problem for plasma screens and LCD screens. The fluroscent backlight is more than likely faulty and would need replacing. The best thing to do is to take it to a service centre because there are no user servicable parts inside the plasma.

Nov 01, 2008 | Samsung HP-R5072 50 in. Plasma HDTV

1 Answer

2 Problems - Small white horizontal line. Black Lower part of screen


Try changing the TV's display format from widescreen to fullscreen.

Sep 21, 2008 | Samsung SPN4235 42 in. Plasma HDTV

Not finding what you are looking for?
Televison & Video Logo

Related Topics:

1,736 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Televison & Video Experts

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

75846 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Marvin
Marvin

Level 3 Expert

82322 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...