My tv set just went off and will not come back on - no power. i have just ordered a new one but would like to try and fix it myself rather than throw it away.. any suggestions would be much appreciated. thanks
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Probably it has a power supply issue. It would make a great gaming set if nothing else. I am located in Louisville Kentucky if you are local, i can take a look at it. Let me know your location and if your too far, i would refer you to someone local in your area. Let me know. Thank you and have a good night. Jay
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Try a hard restart, which simply means unplugging the power cord of the TV, and replugging it after 4 hours have passed. If this does not bring the picture back, then you should consider buying a new TV. The costs of a repair ( labor and parts) might exceed the cost of a new TV. Your 10 year old TV has served you well, and has exceeded the average life expectancy of 5 years. May it rest in peace in TV heaven.
Calm down Calm down. The problem is quite simple. You need to change one maybe two capacitors. Upon removing back cover. Look to the left, after removing foil tape, remove screws and flipover the board. The first cap to go down may have abulge on top or black tar oozing out the top. It is a 25volt 2200mf cap gone bad. Replace it. Second, sometimes and just sometimes next to thatone is 35volt 1200mf cap goes bad......remember just sometimes. You may have to replace it as well.
The problem with the black box happened to me. I had pushed the subtitle button on my remote by mistake. Interestingly enough, as soon as I pushed the SUBTITLE key again, on the remote, the black boxes disappeared.
It also says CC which means closed captioned-- So the bottom on my remote is Subtitle, and then on the subtitle button is cc...
We played Wii sports and fit for few hours than tv started to flicker and change colors to green and black and white. We shut down Wii and not TV screen doesn't show any picture. The power is there and the sound... but the screen is just blue. Any one experienced anything similar?
It sounds like the high voltage transformer went bad, There is no fox for you to do unless you have experience and the knowledge to fix and repair solid state TV sets. Play it safe and call out a RCA service center to give you an estimate. Good Luck