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I have a 50" Samsung DLP, it's about three and a half years old. For about the last 6 months, if you turn the TV off, it won't turn back on. I could tell that it's getting really hot and has to cool down for at least 45 minutes before it'll turn back on. I'm sure it needs to have the dust cleaned out of it, but I don't know how to clean the fan and the set properly. I just don't want to pull it apart and damage anything. Any tips to accomplish this?

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I would get the TV looked at and cleaned by a pro at this point. If you are electronic or TV savvy, you may try it yourself, but my gut feeling is there is another problem and you won't find it and cleaning the dust out won't fix it. Good luck!

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