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40 inch samsung, little over two years old. trun on the tv with remote or manually the tv just ckicks about 3 seconds between clicks and takes a few minutes to come on .. seems to slowly take longer to come on each time

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Hi there.your set needs four new capacitors fitting on the power supply.they are grouped together,if you take the back off,you will see they have domed out on the top,and may be leaking brown fluid.if you are reasonably handy with a soldering iron,replacement is dead easy.caps are only a few pence each,take note of the polarity when changing.this is a VERY common problem.
regards,steve.

Posted on Sep 13, 2010

  • Rob Villeneuve Sep 16, 2010

    Do you know the specs of the capacitors that need to be replaced? It would be handy for me to buy the right ones before I open this up.

  • Steven Hill
    Steven Hill Sep 23, 2010

    hi rob,the specs and voltage are on the sides.just off the top of my head,think they are 1000 uf.
    rated at 10 or 16 volts.replace with 105 degree low esr types where poss.top brands to use are (my favourites) 1.dubilier,2 nichicon,3,elna.
    avoid all the cheapies where poss.they work,but you will be swapping them more often.....
    This is why samsung have the problem,and they know about it too.
    if you get stuck,will send you the parts you need .email me at tellyman139@hotmail.com.
    regards.steve

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