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RCA D52W14 52" rear projection tv

When the TV comes on the little green light on the off and on button lights up and goes off three times, then nothing. We just left it on until a power failure, and now it does this and will not come on at all. What could it be?

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  • Anonymous Jun 30, 2008

    I have

  • tiredazhell Jul 07, 2008

    I am good with a/c repairs, appliance repairs, etc. Someone told me they thought it was called a flyback because it knocked them back five feet once. How easy is this to get the **** knocked out of you with it?

  • tiredazhell Jul 07, 2008

    I want to be sure you realize this is a RCA D52W14 Model

  • Anonymous Oct 20, 2008

    About a week ago, the power went out for about an hour but when the power came back on, the tv would not. I press the power button and it stays on for 5 seconds then goes out...comes on again for another five seconds and goes out. It does this 3 times then finally dies. I have checked the fuses and they were ok so I want to try and replace the flyback transformer but don't how to remove it. Thanks

  • bigdaddyalva Oct 21, 2008

    i now the problem i need the part.

  • lucerorobert Jan 26, 2009

    The button comes on and off three times, and you can hear it click three times in the back with no picture.

  • kbones Jan 28, 2009

    I have the same problem with my D52W20 52". I started having problems with it trying to power up. I left it on and just turned the cable box off until I had the power go off in the house and now when I push the power button, the green light comes on for a couple of seconds and then goes off. Does this three times, then stays off. I hear a clicking sound as it's doing this.

  • marc Jan 31, 2009

    i got a rca tonight off craigslist for free and was told there were some new parts in it and im technically smart it was doing the three blinks so i took it apart and found a new flyback just sitting in the board one of the caps were bad aswell took the board out and removed the swollen cap and swapped it out for another from another dead tv i messed with it till 4 am and now my girlfrien is mad for fixing another tv now we have 3 nice hidef tvs working i owe some thanks to this webpage from the first tv i fixed

  • joashlrl Feb 03, 2009

    i have the same problem but i need the whole board there is a hole burnt in mine. anyone know where I can get one?

  • briancttrll Feb 07, 2009

    have a RCA 52WH74 when i turn it on the power button blinks the goes off no picture no sound. what part do i need to fix it?


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3 blinks means the flyback needs replacing. very easy repair. You can get a flyback at the following link for under 50.00 with free shipping and free tech support so you can install it yourself. You need flyback 259296 here is the link.

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    Sonny Berry Jul 07, 2008

    Its only dangerous when its operating. Picture tubes hold a chatge, the flyback doesnt. If you get a replacement through that link I posted they will explain how to get the old one out and install the new one.

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    Sonny Berry Jul 07, 2008

    Glad you reconfirmed. Your model use flyback 265409 instead of the 259296 they are the same basic flyback, but the 265409 sits closer to the board and thats what your model calls for they are both the same price, but order the 265409 and you will have the correct one.


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TV trying to start then shut down 3 times, It means that there is an over loading condition. The most common things to go wrong are : flyback transformer, vertical deflection IC, also bad connections and horizontal retrace and Hor. Yoke coupling capacitors.

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I have the problem i just need part.

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