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Samsung LNS4041D will not turn on

The TV just makes clicking sounds when we attempt to
turn it on. Can you please help with a suggestion for a repair.

Thanks

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  • Anonymous Feb 01, 2009

    Hi I have the same problem, did you have any luck fixing yours?

    thank you


  • hhurst221 Feb 09, 2009

    Mine quit about 3 days ago, would take about 10 minutes to turn itself on after clicking on and off. Sister in law had the same problem last month (she got her's when we did) she paid $ 500 for repair.  We called samsung and they gave us a local repair shop and said we could pay for repair and then send them diagnostics to see if they would refund. But I might just forget it and not have a TV. Anyone else had this problem?

  • archov Feb 19, 2009

    Hi shandra 101 I have the same problem, have you had any luck fixing yours?

    thanx

  • archov Feb 19, 2009

    Same problem, any luck anybody?

    thankx

  • spudster1313 Apr 20, 2009

    same problem 42" less than 2 years old

  • spudster1313 Apr 20, 2009

    same problem 42" LCD same model would take ten minutes to come on now it won't come on at all just does the double click & four light flashes continuously every ten seconds or so

  • mrpopcorn May 11, 2010

    Just to clarify - do the resistors HAVE to appear bulging or leaky for this to be the fix for this issue? I have the same problem but when I look at my motherboard cm812,cm811,cm817, and cm806 all look fine. They are the original 1000uF 10V resistors but they appear to be ship shape. I have sound but no video. TV clicks like it's going to start, sometimes I get a flash on the screen like it's trying to light the fire, but then poof no video.

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My Samsung LN-S4041d starting clicking and within two days would not turn on. I found an article online concerning the same problem with leaking capaictors. I pulled out the motherboard and my capacitors cm812,cm811,cm817, cm806 were leaking and/or bulged. I went to radio shack and purchased 4 1000uf 35v replacements. It took about 45 minutes to install, which I had never done before, and the TV works perfectly. It cost me $1.59 for each capacitor, $9 for a soldering iron, and $4 for rosin-core solder. Hope this helps your situation.

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  • kyuss300 Aug 10, 2010

    This is dead on. Thanks a ton, saved me a much $$. I live in Montana and there is no TV repairman closer than 150-200 miles. Thank you

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Seems powersupply capacitor is leaking.
try replace cm812,cm811,cm817, cm806. All 1000uF 25V 105c

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My Samsung LN-S4041d makes a clicking sound when trying to turn it on. No picture just a series of clicks.

Is it the power supply?

thanks, Bill

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I don't have any experience in soldering, so it took 4 hours and $20 in Radio Shack (including solder iron) for me to fix this issue with help from solution 1 (from http://www.fixya.com/users/sadan007)

Thank you much!!!

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Okay it looks like there are 2 main power issues with these Samsung units - one is the clicking issue where the capacitors mentioned need to be replaced, the other is a cold solder joint where there is no clicking and the joints need to be re-soldered. Thanks to Madhu http://techreport.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=37&t=62360&st=0&sk=t&sd=a&start=390#wrap for discovering this. Following his advise I re-soldered the cracked joints AND replaced the capacitors while I was in there.

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