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No picture - power indicator shows red

Please help....heard a loud pop while TV was on; picture faded. Tried unplugging: green light comes on briefly then the light is a steady red.

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  • JANIP Apr 03, 2008

    Thanks. Had a knowledgeable repairman look at the TV - he demonstrated that 1 of the 5 "panels" was the problem and needs replacement. Estimated cost $600. This 2 months after the 2 yr warranty expired! I wonder of this is a systemic problem with LG 50" plasma TVs.

  • benjismg Apr 05, 2008

    just now i got the same problem

  • wujesse Apr 17, 2008

    I had 2 pops on my LG 50" PD TV then it turned black. The TV is slightly more than one year old. My TV was assembled in Mexico with LG Canada label. I think we may have the same defective products. I went to a repair shop and they told it will cost $900 to repair a 50" TV. We may file this problem to LG together.

  • Don Fisher Apr 26, 2008

    I just had the same thing happen today to my LG 50PX4DR 50 in. Plasma TV/DVR Combo 2yrs and 1 and a half months after purchase. Sounds like this product might need a recall for their faulty product. $600 huh. A half hour into turning the tv on I heard a loud pop and immediately after my screen went black. I have not been able to turn it on since then. I am glad I payed $3400 for this to turn around and pay another $600 two years later to be able to still use it. Come on LG. This was the first product I purchased with your name brand and very well might be the last. Up to this point I haven't had many issues with the tv. To find out this is a common problem at around the same time frame is strange. Why wouldn't this problem be addressed by LG?

  • Anonymous May 11, 2008

    Same thing happened to me. My warranty is still in effect since I am 2 weeks shy of it expiring. LG is sending tech tomorrow.

  • a3tdi Jul 03, 2008

    i have the same problem red light turns green for one second then oraange then back to red

  • Anonymous Oct 01, 2008

    I have the same problem, The kids were watching the TV they heard a POP and lost the picture. We still have sound.

  • Anonymous May 18, 2009

    Same problem with this TV. It is less than 2 1/2 years old. looks like a lot of people are having the same difficulty....HMMMMMM???


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Well, I think we have a "lemion" LG 50" plastma, we need a group action to let public know that may get the attention from LG to have the product recalled.

Why do we have to bring to it the repair shop to have it fixd?

I bought my on 3/24/07 and it went out of order on 4/12/08, It costed $2,890. Should I invest another $6-900 to use it for another year and facing the same problem again.

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Hi there, Im Kanth, i had the same problem, and i found a person in Mississauga, they fix all kind of problems in Plasma, they fixed my LG before a 7 months, its still running good, i came to know lots of ppls were having same problems, i sujest u to being the plasma to electronics @ Dixie and Britannia Mississauga, call them now 905 565 6595 or check there wesite for more info.

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It will have to go into the shop! Our LG Plasma did the same thing twice now.

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