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When I turn on my Samsung PN50A550 the screen has all different colors, it makes a screeching sound then turns on and off a few times before it corrects itself and then works just fine. What kind of repair bill am I looking at?

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Hello, at this point the price of the bill is uncertian but it seems to be a one of your internal boards is going bad either way it needs service if your able to get a picture and sound after a few minutes then your set is repairable but the price depends on the actual board thats affected, these sets have power board, video audio boards and other boards that control the video signal going into the display, it would help to have a service manual and look at the individual boards to indentify the trouble, on thing you can do is search the auction site for a same type and model tv with a broken screen usually run like 150 or even less and have a tech exchange the part or parts.. hope this helps

Posted on Jun 04, 2010

Testimonial: "Thank you for the quick reply and info! Great idea about checking auction sites for the part! Thank you so much!!!"

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  • mikemrtal Jan 20, 2011

    My Samsung TV is doing the exact same thing. Did you figure out what was wrong? Thanks.

  • buckle2600 Jun 06, 2011

    I'm having the same problem. Any updates?

  • Carlos
    Carlos Nov 05, 2013

    I'm having the same problem with that same TV, what board did you end up replacing?



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