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HD52w140 Wont turn on.

We have the same problem a lot of people are having in that the Resistor burned out. We realize that we probably have to replace the HV Block, however we have no idea what it looks like or where it is in this tv. If anyone can tell me where it would be that would be a huge help. Thanks

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  • JayCancel Jan 02, 2008

    have the same problem...need help in locating the part that needs replacing..thanx a bunch

  • IceHot Jan 02, 2008

    Actually, we figured out that the problem was just a burned our resistor (R14075) and a blown HV block. The HV block was 10 dollars and the resistor was only 30 cents. We have already installed them and the TV works like its brand new.
    Sorry you have had so many problems with yours.

  • rosie05 Jan 03, 2008

    ours is doing the same thing. We have found that if you sit in the floor and keep pressing the channel up and power botton repeatedly eventually it will make a popping sound and comes on. However, this process is becoming longer and longer. Did anyone experience this? At one point a tech said something about a processor needing replaced eventually. Is this the same thing?



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If that's a dlp unit they are garbage ive had two and both died in same manner in less than a year one the bulb blew on in three months after purchase then went blank and started making a high pitched squealing sound had to argue with rcaHD52w140 Wont turn on. - 2.gif cust support after repair shop said they could not fix it rca finally sent me a new one but with less features after i argued with them for another three that one did the same thing after three months now rca wont even talk to me and ive got a 100lbs paperweight that does nothing i was told it was the light engine at a cost of around a grand for part so don't waste your money on a repair shop mine is still sitting there blank and i understand this is a common problem from checking the web just roll it in the back yard spend you money on one that will work im going lcd this time and i do houseld appliances not tvs so dont worry about rating me i like to pass this info on every chance i get just to help my friends at rca

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