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I have a samsung hls4666w. we replaced the bulb. when you turn it on you get a picture for about 10 seconds then it shuts down and the lovely 3 lights begin to blink. we followed intructions.

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Had to purchase a color wheel and replace it also. Now works fine

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I have an hlp4663w 46in dlp samsung. The problem is after turning on the set it runs for a few minutes and I loose the picture, but I still have sound. I can turn it off and then back on and the picture...


It could be the temp sensor going bad. This sensor sits on top of the metal housing which the bulb assembly slides into. The bulb assembly will have a hole on top and this is where the sensor is above. There is a small blue and white wire that plugs into it. If you pull the wire out and put a paper clip or wire in the coupling you will basically bypass the sensor connecting the blue and white wire. If your tv turns on then that is your problem. Its cheap too. Here were my symptoms..1] Turn tv on 2] Bulb would light up..(which eliminates the ballast) regular picture would show up (which eliminates the bulb and color wheel) 3] 30 seconds later tv would shut down with 3 flashing lights. After bypass the tv turned on as always and hasnt shut down yet. Always un plug tv first. Get the replacement part to avoid overheating and possible fire

Aug 01, 2011 | Samsung HLP4663W 46" Rear Projection HDTV

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My tv goes on and works then the picture disapears and the tv shuts down with the lamp lamp/heat and source blinkers on. what does that mean?


It could be the temp sensor going bad. This sensor sits on top of the metal housing which the bulb assembly slides into. The bulb assembly will have a hole on top and this is where the sensor is above. There is a small blue and white wire that plugs into it. If you pull the wire out and put a paper clip or wire in the coupling you will basically bypass the sensor connecting the blue and white wire. If your tv turns on then that is your problem. Its cheap too. Here were my symptoms..1] Turn tv on 2] Bulb would light up..(which eliminates the ballast) regular picture would show up (which eliminates the bulb and color wheel) 3] 30 seconds later tv would shut down with 3 flashing lights. After bypass the tv turned on as always and hasnt shut down yet. Always un plug tv first. Get the replacement part to avoid overheating and possible fire

Mar 30, 2011 | Samsung HL-S5087W DLP TV

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Shuts off after a few minutes


This is a common problem for samsung DLP tvs and is due to the age of the lamp.

See this article for some solutions to extend the life, but in the end, you need a new tv or a new lamp.

http://www.ehow.com/how_4802985_fix-samsung-dlp-tv.html

Mar 07, 2011 | Samsung HL-S5087W DLP TV

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My samsung dlp turns on, then after 10-15 sec turns back off


It could be the temp sensor going bad. This sensor sits on top of the metal housing which the bulb assembly slides into. The bulb assembly will have a hole on top and this is where the sensor is above. There is a small blue and white wire that plugs into it. If you pull the wire out and put a paper clip or wire in the coupling you will basically bypass the sensor connecting the blue and white wire. If your tv turns on then that is your problem. Its cheap too. Here were my symptoms..1] Turn tv on 2] Bulb would light up..(which eliminates the ballast) regular picture would show up (which eliminates the bulb and color wheel) 3] 30 seconds later tv would shut down with 3 flashing lights. After bypass the tv turned on as always and hasnt shut down yet. Always un plug tv first. Get the replacement part to avoid overheating and possible fire

Mar 04, 2011 | Samsung HL-S5087W DLP TV

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I've recently replaced the bulb, thinking it would solve it from turning off (powering down) every so often. Replacing the bulb slow the problem down, but as of late, the problem has worsened. I've also...


Ballast board it is what powers Lamp on and CK the Lamp Fan if it stops and is not keeping Lamp cool then set will shut off.Fans are not to stop running while set is turned ON. Encompass Parts Distrubtion
1-800-638-3328 they might have it in stock.

Feb 16, 2010 | Samsung HLN617W 61" Rear Projection HDTV

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My Samsung DLP model HL-P6163W keeps turning on and off and now lights are flashing. We replaced the color wheel last year and about two years ago the lamp.


could still be the lamp but it could also be the Ballast for the lamp has failed. I've replaced a lot of Ballasts on DLP machines.

Nov 17, 2009 | Samsung 61" Slim-Depth DLP HDTV

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My samsung dlp tv model#hln617w keeps turning off. Only stays on for 2 minutes. I replaced fan #2. Thunking that was the problem.


Why did you replace the fan was it noisey and did that cure the noise. These sets commonly have problems with color wheels-do you get motor noise at startup?

Sep 30, 2009 | Samsung HLN617W 61" Rear Projection HDTV

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PROBLEM WITH SAMSUNG DLP TV


It could be the temp sensor going bad. This sensor sits on top of the metal housing which the bulb assembly slides into. The bulb assembly will have a hole on top and this is where the sensor is above. There is a small blue and white wire that plugs into it. If you pull the wire out and put a paper clip or wire in the coupling you will basically bypass the sensor connecting the blue and white wire. If your tv turns on then that is your problem. Its cheap too. Here were my symptoms..1] Turn tv on 2] Bulb would light up..(which eliminates the ballast) regular picture would show up (which eliminates the bulb and color wheel) 3] 30 seconds later tv would shut down with 3 flashing lights. After bypass the tv turned on as always and hasnt shut down yet. Always un plug tv first. Get the replacement part to avoid overheating and possible fire

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