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Ballast location? After removing the grille, still do not see the ballast, are there additional panels to remove?

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  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    how to i get to ballast

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    removed all screws i can see and i can not get to ballast



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The ballast is right in the middle. you should see an electrical cord. open the 2 screws from the ballast cover. then unscrew the top and bottom screw from the ballast. the ballast should come off. cut the wires closer to the ballast, so that you can identify the wire with the new ballast, which will have the same color scheme.

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Where is the ballast to turn on or "fire"the lamp on a JVC HD56-GC87 LOCATED??

I don't see a way to attach a file. Reply or send me your email address. I will send you the entire dis-assembly procedure. REMOVING THE LAMP BALLAST BLOCK (Fig.6)
• Remove the LAMP COVER.
• Remove the BODY COVER.
• Remove the BODY BRACKET.
• Remove the MAIN UNIT.
(1) Remove the 2 screws [H].
(2) Remove the LAMP BALLAST DUCT.
(3) Remove the 2 screws [I].
(4) Remove the LAMP BALLAST UNIT.
(5) Remove the 1 screw [J].

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How to Replace the Ballast in a Samsung DLP

Fist what is a TV ballast?

A television's ballast is a device connected to the lamp that provides an electric current, keeping the lamp operational. If you have a new lamp that isn't working properly, then you will more than likely need to replace the ballast. Replacing your television's ballast is less challenging than working with other parts of a Samsung Television, and is something that you should be able to do yourself.

  1. Remove the back panel of your Samsung DLP television, and then remove the lamp.
  2. Carefully unscrew the cover sensor switch, which should be located near the bottom-right side.
  3. Remove the two screws holding the lamp connector in place and slide it out.
  4. Remove the screws holding the inside unit of the TV in place, and very carefully ease the right side out, allowing access to the ballast.
  5. Unscrew the circuit board, remove the two cables going to the existing ballast and replace it with the new ballast in the same fashion.
  6. Put the inside unit of the television back in place and screw it in.
  7. Reattach the cover sensor switch.
  8. Reinstall the lamp and screw the back panel of the television back into position.
hope it works..

this is a image of the ballast of a Samsung .


on Mar 25, 2010 | Televison & Video


How To Know if it is the Lamp, or Ballast, that has failed.

Hi There. This is a very common issue with most rear projection Televisions. For example, you and your loved one are watching a great, and captivating movie, but suddenly, the screen go's blank. There is a "Lamp" signal in the right or left upper corner of the screen, and its flashing. Im sure at this time, you are very upset, and your loved one is, as well. don't worry about a thing. I will explain what is actually going on in this situation. In most situations, this will be a blown lamp, but in others, this will be a failed ballast.

Ok, first we will go over a few symptoms. The first will be the "lamp"


The lamp has only one symptom of failure. this will be a single pop, or a faint overheated filament smell. Normally you will here a single pop before the screen will go blank. The sound may continue, in some models.


The ballast is a little tricky to diagnosis, audibly. There are three main symptoms of failure here.

1. The TV will usually give a "LAMP" failure code, even when the lamp has been replaced.

2. The TV will not make the normal click noise, or surge noise during start up. The absence of the start up surge noise is one of the quickest ways to determine whether the ballast or power board are bad, other than the lamp, itself.

3. The TV will make erratic, or rapid clicking noises during start up(5 clicks for every 3 secs). This is an indication of a weak ballast. It is unable to power up the lamp.

Now. Once you are faced with this issue, I would advise to simply test the ballast. Once exposed, you can visually inspect the component's as well. I will guide you through this with my procedure below.

The Lamp, and ballast are housed in close proximity of each other in most rear projection DLP sets. There is an access panel located on the bottom rear side of the unit. Most standard Phillip head screw drivers will due. Once the screws are removed from the rear access panel, the panel can be removed, and put aside. Once the panel if removed, the internals will be exposed. The Light engine platform is where the engine, and lamp housing will be mounted. The lamp/ballast housing is slightly to the right of the light engine. It will be black, in color. Ok, gently unscrew the light engine platform screws,and separate all harness connection to the engine,before pulling the platform away form the cabinet. Make sure the wires going to the digital board are removed from the light engine Assembly, and lamp/ballast housing as well. It is very important to make sure that all wires are disconnected from the light engine, and lamp housing before the engine platform is pulled away from the unit cabinet. Ok, once the platform is removed from the unit, simply pinch the plastic clips and pull to remove the vent housing. Now, once the vent housing is removed, the ballast will be exposed. Pull the smaller connector (ballast control cables), out carefully. Be sure that you don't damage the connector or the cables. Ok, now you release the lamp housing, and remove it. It is just to the side of the ballast housing. Once the lamp housing is removed, the ballast will have a few screws holding it on the engine platform. Simply remove the ballast mounting screws, and lift up the ballast housing of the platform.

NOTE_Normally, the ballast has Two connections to the digital board and power supply. The third connector goes to the lamp. Connector one powers the ballast, while connector two, gives operation instructions to the ballast.

Ok. Once the ballast housing is removed from the platform, place it on a separate table, and remove the ballast housing screws to expose the ballast circuit board and components. This is where you will need to access a multimeter. testing is needed to confirm ballast failure. Although there are visual indications that will confirm failure, i would suggest to test as well. Observe the ballast before proceeding. If oil is leaking from the ballast, stop here and remove the ballast. Leaking oil indicates that the ballast is damaged beyond any doubt as the internal seal has been ruptured by excessive heat. This is one of the visual indicators that will require you to go ahead and replace the ballast. If there are no oil leaks visible, move on to the testing procedure. Turn the Volt Ohmmeter to "ohms" and touch the ends of the two probes together. The meter should show continuity or a direct short. Touch the probes of the meter to one of the white wires and one of the colored, blue or yellow, or any wires that comes from the ballast. This should show a short or continuous circuit. If it does not, the ballast is bad and should be replaced.

This will conclude the procedure. This will prevent you from purchasing the wrong part, when the "LAMP", code appears.

Here are a few other models that my tips will cover. HLT4675S, HLT5075S, HLT5675S, HLT6756W, HLR5067W, HLR5656W, HLR6767W, HLT5076S, HLT5676S, HLT6176S


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  1. Properly disarm the airbag system. Refer to the disarming procedure for additional information.
  2. If equipped with a navigation system, remove the right-hand lower B-pillar trim panel and right-hand rear quarter trim panel.
  3. Remove the front floor console.
  4. Remove the transmission selector lever.
  5. Remove the windshield side garnish moldings and cowl panels.
  6. Remove the steering column cover.
  7. Remove the left-hand instrument panel side finish panel.
  8. Disconnect the bulkhead electrical connector.
  9. Remove the parking brake release handle screws.
  10. Disconnect any remaining electrical connectors from the under the left side instrument panel.
  11. Remove the steering column pinch bolt.
  12. To avoid damage to the clockspring, do not allow the steering column shaft to rotate while the intermediate shaft is disconnected.
  13. Remove the instrument panel center braces.
  14. From under the right side of the instrument panel, disconnect the bulkhead electrical connector, ground strap bolt and any remaining electrical connectors.
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  16. Remove the instrument panel defroster grille.
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  17. Remove the remaining top mounting bolts that were under the defroster grille.
  18. Disconnect the antenna cable lead.
  19. Remove the right-hand instrument panel side finish panel.
  20. Remove the ground strap bolt below the center console section.
  21. If equipped with a navigation system, disconnect the global positioning system (GPS) antenna.
  22. If equipped with a navigation system, disconnect the audio unit amplifier connectors and position the wiring harness so that it can be removed with the instrument panel.
  23. Remove the right and left side instrument panel mounting bolts.
  24. Disconnect the in-vehicle air temperature hose and remove the instrument panel.
  25. Installation is the reverse order of removal. Tighten the instrument panel mounting bolts to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm).

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Unplug the microwave from the wall outlet prior to disassembling.

Open the microwave door. Remove the screws securing the grill above the door opening to the microwave. Remove the grill.

Remove the screw located at the top of the control panel, which is now visible with the grill removed.

Lift the control panel up to release the tabs securing it in place. Move it away from the microwave.

Look at the rear of the control panel to any disconnected wires that may have caused the control panel to stop functioning. If wires are disconnected, reconnect them, reassemble the microwave and determine if the problem is still occurring. If the problem still occurs, replace the control panel.

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  1. Depower the supplemental restraint system (SRS). For additional information, refer to Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Depowering and Repowering in Section 501-20B.
  1. If equipped with a floor console selector lever, remove the selector lever. For additional information, refer to Section 307-05.
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(1) Open the intake grille.
(2) Pull down the knob.
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(1) Remove intake grille (Reference the intake grille removal.)
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  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable. For additional information, refer to Section 414-01 .
  1. Remove the door handle cup cover.
  1. Remove the screw.
  1. Remove the switch plate by lifting the front and moving it forward.
    • Disconnect the electrical connectors.
  1. Remove the speaker grille.
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    1. Move the speaker grille forward.
  1. Remove the speaker screws.
  1. Remove the screws and the door trim panel.
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