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DLP 61 inch Samsung Television

I purchased my TV 4 years ago and it's been nothing but problem after problem for me. After 9 visits from the Best Buy technician the last visit as recent as 7/31/2008 the TV still doesn't work. The technician has replaced every part and I am still getting a black screen after 40 minutes of play. Please help!!

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    mwinfree Jan 12, 2009

    rick,
      where is the second thermal sensor?  Is it perhaps located on top of the lamp housing?  If so, what might the part number for that little gizmo be?  I have a 'Check Fan 1 2 3' message on my screen.  The fan cooling the bulb was not functioning so I replaced it with an appropriately sized component fan.  The fan is now working, but the flashing message and two flashing lights on the power button have not resolved.  Thank you

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Did the technician replace the thermal sensors too? I think there are a few, one is in the color wheel cover. I'd suspect that it could take 40 min. to heat a faulty sensor to the trip point, and that this could make the TV turn the lamp off.

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