Noisy colorwheel has finally faded to black! Can we replace it ourselves?
Thanks to this forum, we were able to determine the loud hum has been coming from the colorwheel. Already replaced the lamp last year. Called Toshiba and they offered no help. The colorwheel assembly is nearly $600 on-line. Know of any cheaper parts available and can we replace it ourselves if we order one?
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I can't explain the timing of your problem and why it showed up after lamp replacement, but Samsung color wheel failures are usually associated with a rather loud hum. I would removed the back, jumper the lamp door switch and try to determine exactly where the hum is originating from. I think you'll find the color wheel is the culprit.
This tv have a colors wheel.The colors wheel is dead.The colors wheel is dying,going to be dead.The tv make loud humming,noisy sounds like a loud fans or motors noises.Also the tv colors flashes black&white or multiple colors pictures and scrambled.Colors wheel replacement is difficult,never done tv repair before.Hire a tv Tech. to replaced the tv colors wheel.
Hi,sounds like you might be experimenting a color wheel problem.The color wheel is a rotating disc that has a gamma of colors it spins at high rpms.The light of the lamp goes through it to create the colors on your tv.When it starts to go bad you will get color distortion ,black and white picture and sometimes you will hear humming noises.Your part # is BP96-00250A You can find it here http://www.discount-merchant.com/Samsung-BP96-00250A-ColorWheel-Assembly-p/bp96-00250a-color-wheel.htm?Click=48173 and here's the instructions to replace it : http://www.fixyourdlp.com/guides/samsung/bp96-01579a.php Have a bless one!
I sounds like a bad filter in the sudio supply circuit finally took out the sound output chip or the power supply that controls the sound circuit. its a soliud state set and there are no user replaceable parts inside this set. Unless you have had solid state repair experience, please be safe and call in a pro to assost you in this repair. good Luck
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