Hi, I bought this tv ( Zenith 36inch System 3 sy3538rk ) with the house i just moved into, had it running for about 3 months. One morning it just stopped working, will not turn on. I left it unplugged for two days, just tried it again, nothing, wiht the remote or on the front of the tv, it's dead Jim.... any suggestions, the picture was great, no sound problems.. kinda bummed out..
I'd say just get a stereo system (amplifier) or something like that, and hook your cable box, vcr, converter or whatever you have right into that. That's what I've been doing for years. Most cable boxes and satellite boxes will control the main volume that goes to the sound output, or you can get a digital stereo with a remote to control the volume that way.
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Main system control section circuit fault. Contact any service technician. If you wish to get some details; check the site linked here. Viewing it in "Mosaic" will make surf easy. Surf the site with patience. http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/ Pull up older posts there.
It's a Zenith remote, MBR 3440 is the model #, 124-202-01 is the part #. To program, press and hold PRG button until red light stays on, press TV,AUX etc, enter 3 digit code (www.xdiv.com) press Enter.
tv is not a toy it has hazard high voltage parts and you can't remove boards without discharge it and high voltages
if you are familiour with so then do it
but for the fault you have it is quiet clear that you got a dried up capacitors in the power suply board you have to cange 3-5 capacitors in it and evry thing exactly will work perfect
i did 4 replacement capacitors for a friend same type and it is fine
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