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My DLP TV wont turn on.

My tv won't turn on, I have already replaced the ballast and the lamp. Well I checked the color wheel and it wasn't spinning when I push the power button. I checked and the color wheel is getting power.I removed the color wheel and when you spin it by hand it has a dry metal to metal sound, but it still spins freely.
Do you think the color wheel is the problem?
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  • cschleif Oct 08, 2008

    My DLP won't power up with a picture. I just replaced the lamp and I still get the three blinking lights on the power button. When I unplug the TV for 2 to 3 minutes then the picture shows up. If the Ballst or color wheel were bad then I'm assuming I wouldn't even get a picture. I shouldn't have to unlug the TV and cable box everytime I want to turn on the TV. And advice. It seems the Samsung support peole are idiots and have no idea how to help.

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As part of the power up sequence on the Samsung HLP-4336W the lamp isn't turned until timing pulses are detected from the color wheel. The color wheel motor is powered through the flat brown four conductor ribbon cable and the timing pulses are detected over the the three conductor ribbon table.

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