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I have replaced the color wheel on my samsung hlm617w and stupidly did not keep acurate track of where all the wires I disconnected plug back in. I have looked in vain on the internet to find a diagram. Can you help me with this or direct me where I can get a diagram?

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You can get the service manual for this unit at http://www.servicemanuals.net for $17.00 as a download. It would have all the information you would need to hook up your unit and would be useful in the future if you have additional problems.

Apparently you did not read my tip at http://www.fixya.com/support/r4251975-replace_dlp_light_engine in which I state "Before disconnecting any cables mark them for easy reassembly." At least you should be able to accomplish your goal of getting your unit back together with the service manual.

Thanks for using FixYa and for the generous rating.

hardrocko

Posted on Jul 10, 2010

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    Kim Yearick Jul 10, 2010

    Glad I could be of help. Thanks for the good rating!!!

    hardrocko

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The color wheel is bad. Mine did the same thing, eventually the wheel shattered, pieces of glass everywhere and picture was black and white

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