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Red blinking light on a Magnavox Plasma TV

I have a Magnavox Plasma TV. Model # 50MF2310/37

It was real windy outside and the power flickered, now I al get is 4 blinking red lights and nothing else happens. Does the 4 blinking lights possibley mean a fuse is blown or something else?

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  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2008

    why is there no responses shown to this problem

  • da_sellars Oct 07, 2008

    I have a Magnavox 50" Plasma. mod# 50MF231D/37. 4 Red Blinking lights on power up. Called Magnavox for help. Out of Warranty. no help,bring it to repair shop near you. if there is any way to narrow it down to the power supply assy, i would like to know it.. if the tv sits for a few days, it will power up and function for a few hours, then dies, with 4 red blinking lights. HELP!

  • Anonymous Nov 11, 2008

    red light blinking no tv screen complete shut down

  • lwcummings Mar 18, 2009

    I have the same tv and the same problem...we were told to upload new information into the tv...on a disk drive...we did...it fixed it...but the next day started blinking again! Any help greatly appreciated!

  • Anonymous Apr 10, 2009

    Same red blinking light occured for me this morning. Anyone find an answer yet?

  • webringkaoz Apr 19, 2009

    i have the same tv 50mf231d/37 and today i got up and tried to turn it on the normal green light turned on but the tv itself didnt do anything and within 15 sec the green light turns red and it flashes 3 times stops for a sec and again 3 times it continues doing that but it doesnt turn on i did have the power go out on me a couple times before this happened so i dont know if that had something to do with it and is it something i can fix or am i screwed

  • baruhbosch23 May 19, 2009

    I have a magnavox 50 in plasma (50MF231D/37) and everytime I turn it on it takes 1 minute for the picture to come up. Sometimes it never comes up and it turns off by itself and thats when the blinking red light turns on. I just end up pushing the reset switch on my surge protector and wait 10 seconds until I switch it back. This usually works but I still have to wait a minute for the picture to show up.

  • bbotz May 11, 2010

    I have the same problem. After a power surge the tv turns on then immediatly shuts off and blinks 6 red lights. Can anyone tell me where to find the meaning to the blinking lights code. It has to mean something.

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Here is the solution. For less that 100$ your Magnavox Plasma TV. Model # 50MF2310/37 will be running like a champ.

Issue:

Magnavox Plasma TV. Model # 50MF2310/37 screen has no picture. There is no sound, TV comes on and then after a few seconds clicks and screen remains blank.

Cause:

On the main power circuit board to Capacitors are prone to failure from over load. The caps are 3300uf 10v 105+c capacitors located to the left of the AC power input.

Service:

Magnavox will refer you to a service center. They will advise $$$ for an inspection. They will also want to charge upwards of 500$ to replace the entire board.

Solution:

1. Unplug your TV
2. Disconnect all connections from your TV
3. With assistance lay your TV on its face on a non-scratching service
4. Remove the back panel screws.
5. Lift back panel off
6. The central board is your main power board.
7. Remove all wire harnesses from the main board.
8. Remove all screws that are holding the main board in place.
9. Lift the main board out and carefully place it into a non electromagnetic pouch.
10. Take the board to a Circuit Board repair shop.
11. Have them replace the the above mentioned Caps.
12. Re-install the board in your TV.

NOTE: Replace the caps with 3300uf 16v 105+ high temp caps(preferrably Japanese caps)

This fix cost me 80$ and my time to search for other who had the same issue. Try searching for Magnavox Plasma TV. Model # 50MF2310/37 bad circuit board or Magnavox Plasma TV bad capacitors or Magnavox Plasma TV bad ciruit board.

Hope this all help, Magnavox is should take ownership for this problem and recall any tv's that have these caps in them. The worst part about this is that teh **** from the repair center that was paid 100$ to check the TV, stripped out the screw holes and damaged the case for the TV.

Portland Laptop Repair was awesome. They repaired the board and it looked like new. Check them out at http://www.laptopportland.com/

Jeff G
Portland, OR

Posted on Apr 28, 2009

  • mr_e_mn007 Apr 28, 2009

    Here is the solution. For less that 100$ your Magnavox Plasma TV. Model # 50MF2310/37 will be running like a champ.



    Issue:



    Magnavox Plasma TV. Model # 50MF2310/37 screen has no picture.
    There is no sound, TV comes on and then after a few seconds clicks and
    screen remains blank.



    Cause:



    On the main power circuit board to Capacitors are prone to failure from
    over load. The caps are 3300uf 10v 105+c capacitors located to the left
    of the AC power input.



    Service:



    Magnavox will refer you to a service center. They will advise $$$ for
    an inspection. They will also want to charge upwards of 500$ to replace
    the entire board.



    Solution:



    1. Unplug your TV

    2. Disconnect all connections from your TV

    3. With assistance lay your TV on its face on a non-scratching service

    4. Remove the back panel screws.

    5. Lift back panel off

    6. The central board is your main power board.

    7. Remove all wire harnesses from the main board.

    8. Remove all screws that are holding the main board in place.

    9. Lift the main board out and carefully place it into a non electromagnetic pouch.

    10. Take the board to a Circuit Board repair shop.

    11. Have them replace the the above mentioned Caps.

    12. Re-install the board in your TV.



    NOTE: Replace the caps with 3300uf 16v 105+ high temp caps(preferrably Japanese caps)



    This fix cost me 80$ and my time to search for other who had the same issue. Try searching for Magnavox Plasma TV. Model # 50MF2310/37 bad circuit board or Magnavox Plasma TV bad capacitors or Magnavox Plasma TV bad ciruit board.



    Hope this all help, Magnavox is should take ownership for this problem
    and recall any tv's that have these caps in them. The worst part about
    this is that teh **** from the repair center that was paid 100$ to
    check the TV, stripped out the screw holes and damaged the case for the
    TV.



    Portland Laptop Repair was awesome. They repaired the board and it
    looked like new. Check them out athttp://www.laptopportland.com/



    Jeff G

    Portland, OR





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Im not sure im new here. lots of people with problems, but no one seems to answer or respond to them lol. I have 5 blinking lights. what i gathered so far, it's either a fuse on the main power board, or the board itself.Juust open the tv up lots of screws, dont forget to take off the small little screws on the hdmi, and the nut on the coax.

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My plasma made a loud POP! and now no pic only sound. What could that be?

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Goater, is the fuses suppose to be white? Is that normal or blown?

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