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42 inch plasma tv clicking on and off never fully powering up

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U know basic electronic and soldering?Take ur tv aparts,the power supply board it the board that the a/c power cord plug it into it.Check all around the power supply board and it supporting boards.Look for these parts call capacitors,they are dead.They alway bulges up it top or puff up it top,these capacitors are leaking gases not function correctly anymore.Replaced these dead leakages capacitors that bulges up it top or puff up it top.Ur tv power well return to normal and work.Or tries websites like Shopjimmy.com,Ebay.com to buy a whole refurbish power supply board for the replacement.

Posted on May 13, 2010

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    topdog1794 Feb 09, 2011

    open up the back of the tv.Ther will be a pink ribbon plug going to one if the boards it should be the top board...there is two spots one on top of the other which the ribbon can fit .With the power cord plugged in to the wall remove the pink ribbon from one plug in and put it in the other..wait two seconds or so and the tv should turn on...Alot of times if the fan is not working correctly or at all it will keep shutting off.It can be fixed temporarily by swithing the pink ribbon back and forth to the two plugins in the top board.A small fan can be placed blowing at the back of the t.v to keep it from shutting off.Also make sure all fuses are good..

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That might be several different things, unfortunately.

Determining involves opeining up the TV and turning off the power to the sustain boards (the two large boards to the sides of the TV) one at a time to see if it will power when they are disconnected.

That would help narrow down the problem.

Posted on May 13, 2010

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Open up the back of the tv.Ther will be a pink ribbon plug going to one if the boards it should be the top board...there is two spots one on top of the other which the ribbon can fit .With the power cord plugged in to the wall remove the pink ribbon from one plug in and put it in the other..wait two seconds or so and the tv should turn on...Alot of times if the fan is not working correctly or at all it will keep shutting off.It can be fixed temporarily by swithing the pink ribbon back and forth to the two plugins in the top board.A small fan can be placed blowing at the back of the t.v to keep it from shutting off.Also make sure all fuses are good..

Posted on Feb 09, 2011

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SOURCE: 42 inch LG Plasma TV - Lost picture

ysus pcb that supplies voltage to the panel is faulty

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try connecting tv to cable direct also try unplugging both converter and tv for wile like 5 mins plug both back in see if tv and converter sync

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SOURCE: gateway 42 inch plasma p42m303 6 blinks on power supply

I had the Same issue. on a 50PF9431D/37 set. Many Plasma Set's use a LJ44-00118A PS-505-PH Power supply from Samsung. Known to have this common problem. If you can, or have a friend that can Solder components?. Unplug your set remove the back panel & locate your power supply. It will be the PCB in the center of the set just above the Video/Audio connections. http://www.shopjimmy.com/power-supply-unit-lj44-00118a-from-philips-50mf231d-40.htm. Is a Link to a photo of the PCB. Make a note of the locations of all cable connections then unplug them all. Un-install PCB, Check all Fuse first. I believe their is 5 or 6 of them on the PCB. Then replace the two 3300uf 10v 105C Radial capacitors at C8060 & C8059. Look to see if the Caps are deformed and or split at the top. The location of the caps are in the Lower bottom edge of the PCB. A local shop may Carrie them if not, digi-key has them. Part # http://search.digikey.com/scripts/DkSearch/dksus.dll?Detail&name=493-1754-ND. Total cost was $7 with S/H.

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With this symptom, it is impossible to tell what the exact "Cause" of this symptom is. The LED's do not tell us what is wrong, sometimes it may indicate the "Area" in your case it is the X board. BUT thats NOT where the "Fault is" thats just the part that is affected. These days unlike the "Old" analogue days it just isn't realistically possible to fix anything but the most basic of problems with todays sophisticated units. This is quite apart from the Safety aspect, any unit that can cause a firs or have an explosion, or both, is NOT to be treated lightly, and and the repairer, of the unit is legally responsible, another thing to think about. Also, one must have tools, a Multimeter, a soldering iron, a deslodering iron, an oscilloscope, a signal tracer, tools, and most important of all, a Service Manual, without which, there is no way to even begin to understand and fix it, and more importantly Program it, AFTER it has been fixed. As these days a TV, is a PC, a Tuner, and an HDTV Monitor, and more, all in one. in the "old" days TV"s were more, rudimentary, and built to last for 20 years, and a "Parts" supply was set aside. They usually used to fail for only a few reasons, and they while still difficult, were less difficult to repair. Electrical knowledge was transferable, and they could be and would respond to, This-is-the-symptom-This-us-the-Fix, But that no longer applies, as now, it can be a Fault on I squared Bus, or "Sensor" failure, or it simple may have "Crashed" just like a PC, It could be a Diode go bad, and that will stop the whole thing. You see, in the day, the sets were Very "Fault Tolerant" because they were Analouge, and a faulty, component, or more sometimes, the set would always diplay something usually, and when they didn't it was one of anly a few things, sure there are always the horrid ones, and there are pleanty of those, but all in all it was quite easy. But with Digital Electronics, it either goes, or it doesnt, there are usualy few half measures. I mean thats the definition of logic either going or not. So it can take very little to completely paralyse a set, and generally give the only sysmptom, it can, by not working, usually No picture, or the like. So you, see the list is endless almost for any given SYMPTOM, as that is what is being seen, not the cause, as I keep going on about. Also any fault, usually involves the Power Supply, it is either the cause, the cause of the damage, or it is damaged. or ALL of them. Then after you have done the electronic repairs, you then must program the set to work, and align, and set up in general, any one of those settings missed or done wrong, back to square one. So, it is nearly always my professional opinion that one should always get a "Quote" form the manufacturers recommended service center, I cannot stress how important that last point is. It is even worth the cost of shipping. you see an authorised service agent, will have trained staff, trained on their brand, also they have first hand access to parts, original parts. This will actually save you money and ensure you can actually get it back fixed. Of course asking for a "Quote" also gives on the option of repair or replace. Often my clients,do not go through with repair, unless it is moderate, but in some of the more costly jobs they see it, as do i, that a replacement, with a warranty, is a better option. As an aside here, one could then tear the TV down, and sell the Known Good bits. You'd be surprised who needs parts, i myself often must by from third party sources to effect a repair. So money could be recouped, somewhat,and help out someone else.

Posted on Apr 08, 2010

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