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Emmerson Flat Screen TV one of transformer that light screen

Emmerson LC 320em 93
recondition by Funai corp
Part number : LTZ3PC0XB004
JS HVT-133 080126

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SOURCE: Funai TV will not stay on. It turns on for 1 second and then turns off. Red standby light blinks on and of, what can I do?

Either the power driver board is faulty, or it has a humidity sensor in it, which turns it off. Move it to a very dry place for a few days, then try it again and it might work.

Posted on Jan 19, 2015

Testimonial: "Ive removed the back cover and i see only 2 boards the main board and the power supply board. The TV has been in a temperature controlled bedroom. Paid 99 dollars for it brand new, think its worth the repair?"

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SOURCE: I have a funai 32" flat screen that will flash but won't completely turn on

Unless you are a qualified technician, you cannot fix it.
Instead, take it to a qualified technician, and ask him/her whether it would be cheaper to REPAIR or to REPLACE it.

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Message says see first page of manual

Do you have a coaxial cable attached to the antenna in on the TV? The TV has an ATSC (digital OTA) tuner and a NTSC (analog OTA or CATV) tuner. The initial setup wants the incoming antenna in signal to be present (this is the only message on the front of the TV manual).

This TV was built by Funai and the manual is available from Funai's support page: . Since Funai makes TVs for a number of brands, the best option is to search for the model number (leave off the brand name) in their search box. The direct link to the IWT3206 manual is .

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Sep 17, 2011 | iLO IWT3206 TV

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We just brought a Sylvania Flat Screen TV Model no. LC320SLX Serial no. DS2A1006154179 We had the TV hooked up and it was working fine and then this morning it won't cut on. We thought it might have...

Hello; I am John at J. D. Electronics, Poland Maine. This problem is usually caused by defective inverter transformers. These sets are made by Funai Corp. I have now replaced 100's of these. They are about $5 each and most sets have 5 to 8 of them. Replace them ALL at once. There are many other problems I have found that require replacing whole PCB's , so this is only a guess. John

Oct 13, 2010 | Sylvania LC320SLX 32 in. LCD TV

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Sounds like the settings are off.
Customer Service
Tel :1-800-605-8453

You will need you model & serial numbers when you call them. You can also go to their web site but you will get faster help by calling them.

Jul 29, 2009 | iLO IWT3206 TV

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It being emerson 32" hdtv lcd turns on but immediately turns off

This is Emerson's #1 problem.
The Inverter Transformer on the power supply/backlight inverter board goes bad. It's what powers up the screen for your TV. When the part goes bad, it doesn't have enough juice to power the screen and the TV automatically turns off. You have 5 Inverter Transformer on your board.
You can fix the problem by replacing the whole board or replace the bad Inverter Transformer.
Here's where you can get a new board for a good price:

Or, here's where you can get replacement Inverter Transformers:

Jun 17, 2009 | Emerson LC320EM9 32 in. LCD HDTV

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Sylvania Lcd 32 in.

Is it under warranty by chance?
What is happening is when you turn on the TV, it's trying to power up the screen at that moment. If it can't power up the screen, it will turn off automatically. This is what they call, "Protection Mode".
All the TVs made by Funai (Emerson and Sylvania) are having the same problem. The Inverter Transformers needed to power up the screen are somewhat low quality and burn out easily. I'm sure of of them burned out.
Your TV, I believe, takes 6 of those things to power the screen. And they are all on one circuit board.

If the TV is not under warranty, then let me know what the board number is on that circuit board. The board inside the TV should have maybe 6 connectors that hook up the screen. I may be able to track down a replacement board for you.

Apr 25, 2009 | Sylvania LC320SS8 32 in. LCD Television

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Give FUNAI a call they can walk you through the problem. There info is...
Tel :1-800-605-8453

Feb 15, 2009 | iLO IWT3206 TV

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Emmerson HDTV f32

The failure with this LCD might be due to a failing power supply or backlight inverter board. Since your TV is less then a year old, I would suggest to call the manufacturer to get it fix under warranty.
Good Luck.

Jan 17, 2009 | Televison & Video

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Need owners manual

go to this website for manual

Dec 14, 2008 | iLO 3200 32 in. LCD Television

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Won't turn on

one of the inverter transformers has gone bad replace the bad one and the set will work fine ,there are 6 transformers in the 32".

Oct 02, 2008 | Emerson EWL3706 37 in. LCD Television

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