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LT42HVi problem my set flashes blue on and off. It does nothing else. I turn it on by the power button. Any comments? Samuel_h_11201@yahoo.com

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  • samuelh Feb 27, 2008

    actually this is not just the regular loss of picture "blue screen". You do not have any control nor do you have any character generation on the screen.



    thanks anyway.



    P.s. the company's service department said that the problem is the main board which cost 368.00.

  • samuelh Feb 28, 2008

    Benimur I agree whole heartedly and will persue a local guy. Once again thanks.

  • zachgj Aug 23, 2008

    TV set flashes blue on and off. It does nothing else. Have to turn it on by the power button.

  • jeffjohnson1 Nov 10, 2008

    same problem after some really wierd issues of color, sound, and generally tv having a mind of its own.  where can I get one of these boards?  is it worth the 370 plus shipping or will this just happen again in another year?  If so, might be better to put money in a new TV?  I hate to waste the resources and not fix this one, but also don't want to do something foolish.  I sounds as if this is a common problem with this model/brand.  Is it likely to happen again with the new board?  Design flaw???
    JJ

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Hi,

A blue screen is indicative of a "Video Mute" condition. This is triggered in the absence of a signal coming into the TV. Try to check your signal source which could be:
1. aerial antenna - might need reorienting;
2. cable - loose connection or perhaps you can call the attention of your cable provider;
3. external such as DVD or VCR - try to check for any loose or defective yellow RCA cable. In some instances, the DVD or VCR might not be reading the medium (disc or tape) and would require cleaning.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

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    Louie Role Feb 28, 2008

    Hi again,

    I understand and appreciate the update/information.

    Most in-house and/or official Service Centers would opt for board replacement rather than component level repair to cut turn around or the time required to repair hence the 368.00 quote.

    Most of us working independently could go either way and I would suggest your friendly neighborhood service shop or a qualified professional willing to do component level diagnosis and repair. Cost might not be that high but repair time might be a tad longer.

    Cheers.

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    Louie Role Feb 28, 2008

    Your welcome and glad to be of some help.

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