Question about Panasonic CT-36SL13 32" TV
Hi tnt_guy, I was wondering if you could help me about this fuse problem I keep having. The original fuse, I think it was a 5.6A blew when the TV was not even 4 yrs old, last fall. I could not find a 5.6 so I bought a couple of 6A fuses. All was good until about a month later it blew the new one. To keep the story short, since then I replaced it already about 6 times in less than 6 months. Panasonic is referring me to a repair shop, which wants too much to come out and look at the TV.
My question is, would the .4 A difference make much of a difference and be the reason for such frequent fuse replacement need?
My other question is what could be the reason for all this.
I really appreciate your help.
I had a similar problem, in that I could not find the proper fuse for my set. I bought a bit higher amp fuse from Radio Shack and it ended up blowing a couple months later. I've since pulled the TV down and replaced it with an LCD set, so I've solved my problem.
But, to address yours, I don't think the amp difference would not be the problem. Likely, there is a power issue on your set causing it to draw more amps and become out of specification. Using a higher amp fuse would buy you more 'capacity', but if its blowing those too (repeatedly), its likely a real problem in the set. I'm not a TV technician, so I can't tell you why. I'd suggest taking the thing in for service (cheaper than the house call) or if that is too expensive, looking at putting your money into a set that won't give you those problems. Or, just keep replacing the fuse until it doesn't fix the problem.
Sorry I cant help much more.
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