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TELEVISION TV TURN ON AND THEN INSTANTLY TURN OFF

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  • tiaralake Aug 20, 2008

    I have a 32" RCA television that is 12 years old. It loses the picture after the tv is on for about a 1/2 hour. Sometimes it comes back on by itself, or after waiting 10 minutes or so I can turn on using the remote. A few times the screen goes down to a horizontal white bar and then returns to normal in an instant. It seems to me something is overheating and shutting down until it cools down, but I am not sure. From day one the TV usually requires 2 or 3 pushes of the ON button to turn on properly.

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I had a similar problem on a 27" RCA and the solution was replacing the regulator and the surrounding components, there is a regulator kit that has all the components that are to be replaced, at the parts store you need to quote the model # and they should be able to tell you the kit

Posted on May 26, 2008

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    I did some checking, it was the same model television and the part # for the kit was 231523 hope this will help

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Not sure what model # it is , it sounds like a bad flyback transformer. If you can solder and unsolder you may fix it yourself for under $30.00 . If not a shop might charge you $85 to $110 .

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