Question about RCA D52W20 52" Rear Projection HDTV-Ready Television

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I have an RCA D52W20B 52" TV that started shutting off after a few minutes of viewing. I have replaced the flyback transformer, but that did'nt fix it. The TV screen starts to flicker or jump a minute before it turns off. Once it turns off it slowly flashes the green power LED twice then powers off. I have entered the service menu and cleared the event codes.
Here are the event codes afterwards:
Code 31 occurred 9 times
Code 25 occurred 5 times
Code 48 occurred 3 times
Code 81 occurred 1 times
Code 41 occurred 1 times

Thanks for any help,

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  • edwyna Oct 06, 2008

    I have the same model television; It's only 5 years old.... :( not ready to purchase a new one! Too poor! lol.

    Mine will not stay on. When I turn the tv on either at the front panel or with the remote, it will come on, and turn off 3 to 4 times and then shut off completely. I have left it off and unplugged for about 2 weeks at one time and it did come back on for about a week. Then, it has started doing the same thing again. We've had all the front and back panels off, checked the connections for anything 'loose'. Everything seems to be plugged in well. But, as we have NO clue about tv repair.... I'm just hoping there is something easy that can be replaced or done to fix it! I'm single mom of 3; and not alot of money for a repairman. I always try to do everything I can myself! I'll keep looking and hoping for an easy solution?? Thanks for any help on this issue!




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This is the filment circuit having a problem. i think you will find it is a loose connection on a solder joint. Goodluck

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You have a bad capacitor around flybackor neer by transformer.

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