Question about Samsung LN-S3251D 32 in. LCD HDTV

2 Answers

Source picture changing by itself

I turned on the tv today and the menu and source pictures change on their own like every 2 seconds. The source goes from cable, to hdmi to s-video very sporatically like the menu or source button is stuck or something. I took the batteries out of the remote and it still does it. I try to push the source button and menu button on the side of the t.v. and it still does it.

THe only thing that partly stops the flickering is i hold down the menu button on the side of the tv.

Posted by on

2 Answers

It's interesting I unplugged everything and it sat for a few days. I plugged everything back in and it works like normal again. It's been fine for about 4 or 5 days now. I will try what you suggested if it messes up again. But just to be clear, did you mean to try to press the buttons on the TV repeatedly? or the remote buttons?

Thanks for the advice

Posted on Mar 18, 2008

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 40 Answers

Litigation- O.k if your tv is cycling through the menu ect. it sounds like you have a bad tact switch.Try pressing the contol panel buttons repeatedly,most of the time the remote is used so the tact switches go bad. Try this out ,it may help to clean the contacts. Just make sure you press them alot,it helps most of the time,if not you may wind up in the repair shop.Have fun and let me know. cooltek Mar,4/08




Posted on Mar 04, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

You have to turn up the volume to 38+ in order to hear the TV, when you use to be able to hear it at 10, is there a control board that goes out and what Is the name of it?


Hi Geoff, I hope I can help you with this. If you are using an accessory device (DVD, DVR) check cables to see that they are secure and if device has audio out option that it is set correctly. Also check to see that Video and Audio cables are connected to matching inputs on your set.
If you are using DVI to HDMI you will need to use a separate digital audio cable. DVI cables do not carry audio signal. After attaching the audio cable if you still do not hear sound you may need to set Digital Audio In. To do so:
  1. Press Menu Button on remote.
  2. Press the cursor ring down to highlight SETUP.
  3. Press the cursor ring left to enter SETUP menu.
  4. Press the cursor ring down to highlight SOURCE.
  5. Press the cursor ring left to enter SOURCE menu.
  6. Press the cursor ring down to highlight DIGITAL AUDIO IN.
  7. Press the cursor ring down to select the source you want to associate Digital Audio with. HDMI 1 or HDMI 2 in this case. You might need a software update also.
    The latest software solves the issues below:
    1. TV (Plasma 42" and 50") will not turn ON/shut off itself and Red LED blinks 4- times. Recover if main switch on/off.
    2. 37" LCD full white screen appear when upgrade software.
    3. Some channels not available after turn ON.
    4. Delta volume changes, not remembered.
    5. Preferred channel changes, not remembered.
    6. Green or yellow static (sometime snowy) on HDMI picture.
    7. Picture and sound loss for 5 to 10 sec (green LED is still ON) and back to normal.
    8. Audio loss in all inputs and can be recovered when main switch ON and OFF.
    9. TV set turn ON by itself/ green LED light up and goes off when set is ON.
    10. Intermittent audio loss in NTSC RF channel.
    11. Crack sound with high input signal.
    12. Include the possibility to download the rating table (RRT5 capability) for digital programs.
    13. No video/ no picture with sound.
    14. Intermittent On-Screen Menu pop up by itself and can be removed by pressing the 'MENU' button.
    15. Channel information display too long.
    16. Improvement on scramble channel.
    How to check the current software version on my TV set?
    1. Press 'MENU' button on remote control to display the on-screen menu.
    2. Select TV MENU and press the cursor right.
    3. Select INSTALLATION and press the cursor right.
    4. Select SOFTWARE UPGRADE and press cursor right.
    5. Select CURRENT SOFTWARE INFO to display the current software version on your TV set.
    6. If the TV software version is lower than the version posted on the website means your TV set needs to be upgraded.
    7. Follow the instruction in the user manual or Firmware Upgrade Readme file on how to upgrade your software.
    Where can I find the latest software for my TV set?
    The Firmware Upgrade Software and Readme File documents can be found on the Philips support website. Refer to the SOFTWARE section.

Feb 04, 2016 | Flat Panel Televisions

1 Answer

The tv has sound but no picture. For


LG LED TV has no picture (black screen) but still sound ...

www.tomsguide.com/answers/.../led-picture-black-screen-sound-fixed.ht...
My 32' LG LED TV has suddenly lost picture! The sound is all right but the Screen is pitch black. After switching it on the picture flashes for a second and then the screen goes completely black.

LCD Easy Fix (sound but no picture) - YouTube

? 4:52
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IBRE1Dcyxp4
Jan 13, 2012 - Uploaded by Clay Whitehead
TV Has Sound But No Picture Troubleshooting Guide - Duration: 2:30. by Repair.com 472,733 views. 2:30. LG LCD TV REPAIR -NO PICTURE ...

Dec 21, 2015 | LG 47LN5400 47" LED TV 1920x1080, 120 Hz....

1 Answer

My tv will turn on but no sound, no picture, no display,no menu will light up


Have you tried,
1 Changing the source.
2 Changing the batteries in the remote
3Getting a replacement remote or pushing the buttons on the tv itself
4 Asking a pro

Nov 06, 2014 | Proscan 40LC45S 40 in. LCD TV

1 Answer

Why won't my sansui television show any picture?


You need to describe what is the source. Sometimes the input selected on the TV needs to be changed. Try pressing a video or source button on the TV itself to see if you're looking at the right input source. Sometimes you will have five or more inputs like HDMI and Composite. Look at where you connected the input signal and see what it's called, then look for that input on a menu of some sort.

Aug 05, 2014 | Sansui 46" 1080p Hd Lcd Tv black HDLCD4650

1 Answer

Thomson flat panel tv has sound but no picture (comes on for about a second then goes blank)


if you can see if the screen lights from behind when the picture apears for a second then the problem is probably the invertor or worse the screen

Jan 06, 2013 | Thomson Flat Panel Televisions

1 Answer

I have a Philips 42" LED flat screen about 5 years old, all of a sudden when you turn it on I get the settings menu, when I try to click out it will bring up the picture and then within seconds it...


Tv have a shorted IC that control the manual control board side of the tv itself or the manual control board itself it is dead.Tries websites like Shopjimmy.com,Ebay.com to buy a refurbish manual control board.Replace the manual tv control board first to test it out.If u still have the same result the IC that control the board itself is dead,now must take to the shop for repair.

Jun 09, 2011 | Philips Flat Panel Televisions

2 Answers

PICTURE GOES OFF AFTER A FEW SECONDS. SOUND OF TV


have youtryehave you tried going to menu options and turning off the power save you might try changing the scart cable any interferance will cause the tv to turn of. my little boy often knocks the scart lead on my set an the tv turns itself off when he does this ,. hope this helps good luck

Dec 11, 2010 | LG 42LG30 42 in. LCD HDTV

2 Answers

My LCD tv model LN46A650A1FXZA picture turns green after about being on for 5 minutes. Then is gets fuzzy and green


I have the same issue. TV is ~ 2 yrs old. Ruled-out cable-box & HDMI cables (green present in menu mode with no cables attached).

Screen turns mostly green, with a crappy picture. After a few days, a normal picture just appeared. Today I powered-on, the green screen stuff came up, then a minute later a good picture for about 20 minutes, back to green-stuff for 10 seconds, then good picture.

Did chavez_debi get her issue resolved?

Aug 05, 2010 | Samsung LN46A650 46 in. LCD HDTV

1 Answer

A17w221 goes off automatically with power on


I have the same problem. The next stage is that the picture won't come on at all and the blue light will constantly blink. I think the light source is bad. Noit sure though.

Mar 25, 2008 | Envision A17W221 Television

Not finding what you are looking for?
Samsung LN-S3251D 32 in. LCD HDTV Logo

118 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Samsung Flat Panel Televisions Experts

xxxxxx xxx

Level 3 Expert

4706 Answers

Steve McIntosh

Level 1 Expert

11 Answers

Boo to u

Level 1 Expert

28 Answers

Are you a Samsung Flat Panel Television Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...