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My RCA Scenium mdl L42WD250 will not power on. Power LED comes on green for about 5 secs, then blinks red 5 times in succession repeatedly.

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SOURCE: 42PF7220A/37 Blinking red led (7 times)

sounds like your tv in shut down mode why lamp needs 2 be replaced nominal cost 120 200$

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you are having a problem in your power supply, standby power supply where the microchip is situated take the set to a tech to have it repair.good luck.

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SOURCE: RCA L42WD250 42 in. will not turn on

Try unplugging it for 30 mins. If it still has the problem, it may have when into protection mode.
When this happens, a part in the TV when bad. The protection mode keeps the TV from staying on to prevent further damage.
At this point, I would use the warranty on the TV. Being that it's only 6 months old.

Posted on Feb 09, 2009

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I followed the solution e-mailed to me. My 50 in. phillips magnovox plasma had no sound or picture. I removed the back panel of the tv ( 55 screws) and removed the circuit board in the center of the tv. There are about 5 or 6 wire connections that you have to unplug, but they are all different in size so it's ot a problem when reconnecting. Take the circuit board to a tv repair shop. There are 2 capacitators side by side at the bottom center that were bulgeing. 3300ua 10 volt. I had them replaced by the repair shop while I waited. They had (1 ) 25 volt and (1) 16 volt available. The voltages do not have to match each other. The higher voltage is better. I put the tv back together and HURRAY!!! it works. I have been searching for a solution since last summer, Thanks to my problem has been solved. It only cost me $35.00 total.

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SOURCE: My rca L26WD26D does not power on - using the

The most common failures with LCD/ DVD combos is a failure in the DVD transport mechanism. The DVD transport mechanism is an easily replaced subassembly, that can be purchased for less than $200 in most cases. The best bet is t replace this mechanism ensuring that you purchase it from a vendor who will purchase it back if it dos not fix the problem for some reason.

In the event that the DVD player replacement does not solve the problem, the second most common problem is LCD's is the power supply module. Assuming that you do not want to have a shop repair this unit, search for a power supply module online and replace it yourself, ensuring you can return it if it doesn't resolve the problem.

There are other things that cause that symptom on LCD tvs that are beyond the scope of this discussion.

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Rca scenium

you are having a problem in your power supply, standby power supply where the microchip is situated take the set to a tech to have it repair.good luck.

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