Question about Akai LCT3201AD 32 in. LCD Television

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Power Shuts off after 30-45 minutes

I replaced with a power supply purchased at Best Buy Parts Search. Unfortunately, it produced the same symptom, and that is the LCD TV will shut off after power will shut off after 30 minutes or less this time around. I question the ps board as the person at the other end said the ps board that I'm getting works with other Akai models. In any case, the new ps board did not change anything.

Is it possible for the main board (or mother board) to go defective somewhere. Do you know where I can purchase the parts for the Akai LCT3285A. Appreciate your response. Thanks.

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I will say that the part that you bought could have been removed from another LCD and it might not be working properly due to components that become defective when they overheat.
It looks like there are not service parts or they are difficult to find.
Most power supplies I've repaired have components that failed after about 1500 hours of use.
The only way to get the LCD working is to repair the power supply to the component level instead of swapping it.
In about 95% of the time the power board is defective.
Let me know if you need further assistance.

Posted on Aug 16, 2008

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