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Picture is great - no sound issues. HOWEVER, after the set has been on for an average of 2 - 3 hours, it just shuts off. I can turn it back on with the remote and it comes back on for another 10 - 15 minutes and then shuts off again. Please help - there doesn't seem to be anyone in Indianapolis who works on Loewe Televisions.

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I may be able to help you with your Loewe flat panel TV.

It sounds like a power supply / voltage regulation since by the sounds of it, the set works quite well 'cold', but becomes increasingly troublesome as it becomes warm or hot.

Generically speaking, I recommend you do what you can to make sure the set is running as 'cool' as possible, as it may be less of an electronics failure problem, and more of an overheating problem.

  1. Make sure the set is not next to a heating vent or radiator - if it is, close the vent or dial down the radiator.
  2. Ensure air can pass freely through the cooling channels in the frame of the TV; use compressed air or a vacuum to remove any build up of dust or debris.
  3. If you are comfortable opening the TV housing, unplug it and let it sit for 10 minutes. Then remove whatever screws are necessary to access its guts and blow compressed air over the circuit boards to remove dust there. Look for cooling fans and make sure they are clean and can spin freely.
If these steps do not help your situation, you may consider posting the full model number of your set here, and we may be able to help figure out which parts you might try replacing.

If you are looking for a service shop near downtown Indianapolis, you might try:

  • ITR Electronics 1453 East Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46201(317) 636-3108, or
  • Wilson's Radio & TV Service 2322 West 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46222-3110(317) 638-2162

I hope that helps.

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