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TV shuts off within 5 seconds of turning on

I turn my TV on, the green light on the from of the TV flashes 5 or 6 times and then the TV automatically shuts itself down. Screen stays black; No picture every comes up.

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I had a similar problem with my Phillips 42 in. LCD HD TV.

Here's the problem. The Power Supply Board. I opened my TV up(warranty was up of course) and found several bad capacitors. Phillips and several other companies were sold capacitors that although were highly rated failed within 5 years because of a lack of preservatives. All sorts of electronic equipment is now being effected due to these defective capacitors.
Solutions?
1. Take it in and have it fixed
2. Open it up, check the board for faulty capacitors(bulged or leaking) Buy a new Power supply board and install it.
3. Remove PSB, remove faulty capacitors and replace with compatible new ones.

Hope this helps

Posted on Dec 09, 2010

  • Jeff Sep 14, 2011

    I replaced the power supply board and the same thing happens.

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