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Had Samsung 63" DLP for several years now -- have not had to replace bulb, color wheel, etc., until now. Picture has been darkening over the past few days. Turned it on this morning and there is sound but no picture. Worse, when the lamp and wheel try to power up, it makes a grating sound and shuts down [think playing card in a bicycle wheel kind of noise] -- it keeps going through this cycle unless I unplug the TV. Is it the lamp, color wheel, both? Not sure where to start -- anything would be appreciated.

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High pitched whine before it failed or GRINDING SOUND is the color wheel.

Part is (supply model number) available on several internet sites and YOU TUBE has both written and VIDEO instructions on how to replace it. There are a few things not in the instructions and they are common pitfalls to avoid--let me know and I can tell you based on model number part number of wheel.

I can also tell you how to determine for sure if wheel is shattered. Wheel turns at over 14,000 RPM and they do commonly fail in this way.

Depending on Model number part will on the net be 90-150 as a part.

This is a do it yourself repair and on average takes 45 minutes, start to finish.

Let me know if you have questions by posting a comment here.

If this information or the photo helped you rate this solution as very helpful as I do this here for free.

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