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Polaroid FLM-323B Wont Turn On

Ive had my set for a year and a half and now it wont turn on. No lights...nothing. Its obvious Polaroid will not fix it for me? Is there a part I can get somewhere? If I have to fix it myself, I will.

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  • ma9241 Aug 05, 2008

    TV will not come on. Was doing just fine then all lights went out. Have checked power to TV and that is not the problem. Purchased Feb. 2007

  • krag1010 Aug 06, 2008

    I have the blue light nothing else happening dilema too. I read stiv0's tutorial but my boards don't look the same. I also can't find a cap that is bulged at all. Went to Radio Shack got the stuff and am now stumped. I took pictures. Any help would be great. I loved this TV now I hate it.



  • dbaker796 Aug 17, 2008

    tv will not longer turn on

  • BIZZNESSMAN Aug 18, 2008

    I have had this tv for almost two years now and was very pleased with it until a couple of days ago, I went to turn it on it showed the blue light but nothing on the screen. I unplugged, and plugged it back in several times finally the screen went on. Later that night when I turned it off I did a little check to see if it would work correctly... of course it did not. So since then it's been the same ol' thing back and fourth with the power supply. I'm pretty upset by the whole issue. I was wondering if anyone had any solutions for my problem. Maybe I'll go with the Samsung next time lol

  • rlsjsc00 Dec 30, 2008

    I have the same problem. No indicator lights (red or blue), no picture, no sound. After reading Stiv0 about 37", I tried replacing all three caps grouped close together on the power board. Still no luck. Fuse is good and I am getting power to the board. However, nothing comes on.

    Ralph

  • tonilemon Jan 10, 2009

    same problem - blue light comes on when I press the power button, but no screen and won't turn off when I try. Started disconnected the power cord from the back of tv, wait 10 seconds, plug back in and starts up just fine. Now we have to do this every time we turn the tv on! It's not but 2 years old and very frustrating for how much it cost.

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For the Polaroid FLM 373B, Changing the 2 caps and making sure the where the + and - is on the board when changing them out. This really does work and is fairly easy to do. The guy at Radio Shack offered to do for free right in the store. Just did it today and it works. Only thing, Radio Shack only carries 1000uf 35V in this particular style cap. That is about the largest you can go so it will fit in the right place.

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Hi.
I live outside USA. I´m planning to buy a lcd tv set.
Here, at my city I found a Polaroid FLM-323B unit in a imported tv´s store. It looks pretty and good image quality, but when reading your posts I´m having dude if buying it. Maybe I have same problems as you. Store give one year warranty.
The unit was made on year 2006, it back label says this.
Thanks for your advise

Posted on Aug 17, 2008

Isn't actually power module. is called control box assembly. can be purchased online from andrews electronics though module is very pricey.

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Get new power module.

Posted on Aug 03, 2008

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Krag1010, I just applied stiv() fix to my Polaroid FLM-373B. It worked perfectly. Looking at your pictures it appears that the 2 caps that are adjacent to the transformer that is tagged 24V might be the ones to replace.
Are they marked 1000Mf? More importantly, are they rated at 10V? If I were you, and both of the answers are yes, I'd try replacing those caps, bulging or not. What have you got to lose?

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