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Don Bad Posted on Dec 02, 2006
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Check fan number 2

Tv is working but there is a red banner at the bottom have of the screen. It reads check#2 fan. I have removed the back cover of the tv and with a visiual inspection checked for loose connections on the fans. I also carefully got rid of any dust build up. I have also tried unplugging and leaving it off for a few days. Any advice??????? Thanks

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Greetings from belize let me start by saying that these modern computerize sets always have pop up error some times the microchip act up probably your eepromor microchip needs to be reset or replace, take it to a tech for a check up.NB,be care full opening up the back of a tv touching components, a tv store very high voltage that can be very letal.leave the set to a qualified tech.this job could cost about $100.00 good luck.

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Samsung HL-S5087W (" CHECK FAN # 1") is displayed

hello Harley,
Lamp # 1 is lamp fan, Lamp # 2 is DMD board fan.
Lamp # 1 is located behind the lamp.
Pull assy angine out you will fine fan # 2 , clean it or replace it if not rotate properly.
Fans displayed on screen because fans are dirty or air flow not smoothly.
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6 blinks of the red power light

The 6 red blinks means that the thermal fuse is blown, sony part number 191002393, which can be bought off of Sony.com for about $5. You will have to remove the back cover, remove the OU bracket (It is silver with 3 ground wires connected to it), remove the fan bracket with fan and then the duct fan bracket (Plastic fan duct housing). Looking between where the fan was and the lamp on the front of the TV, there is a small silver metal disk with 2 wires connected to it, which is the thermal fuse. Using an Ohm meter, you can test it. If it reads open, it is bad. Of course, you must unplug the TV first and use caution. It is a very easy fix for someone who is handy. (Approx 10 minutes)
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Your TV most likely has one or more possible problems.

Problem #1: Convergence Chip Failure ( common problem )

Here are some of the most common symptoms and example photos of a convergence problem
  • Screen looks 3D
  • Colors don't line up
  • One or more colors can't be adjusted when using the convergence menu.
  • Screen is bowed or warped.
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Here is a quick test....

Using your original remote go-to the tv settings then goto the convergence section.

Try to adjust the red and then the blue convergence.



You should be able to move them up, down, left, and right.

If you can't move them in all directions your convergence chips are bad and should be replaced. This is a common problem.

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You need to replace the convergence chips and convergence resistors. Check the site www.TvRepairKits.com. They have put together a kits for most models. If you don't see a kit for your set send them a quick note and they will put one together for you. Their kits include a photo instruction guide, original OEM Sanyo STK chips, convergence resistors, pico fuses, etc.


Problem #2 CRT Fluid is Cloudy

Projection TV tubes have a liquid coolant that is used to keep them from overheating. After many years the coolant in the blue and green tubes will become cloudy and cause the screen to look dull, red/orange, etc. You may even see halos around images.

Picture of a set that needs the fluid changed.

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TV set after fluid change

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What you will need to do is replace the coolant and clean the crt. You can get a repair kit from www.TvRepairKits.com that includes replacement coolant, photos. instructions, etc.
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the status light blinking red means a fan (the unit hs 4 of them) has failed. you need to determine which one. use the self diagnostic function:
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Note:
The TV must be in “Shut Down” and not manually switched Off, to perform the Error Code Operational
Check. When the TV is switched Off, the code automatically resets to “12” No Error.
Press the front panel “DEVICE” and “MENU” buttons at the same time, and hold for 5 seconds to
activate the Error Code Operational Check. The LED will then flash denoting a two digit Code.
Note: The front panel buttons must be used, NOT those on the Remote Control.
• The number of flashes indicates the value of the MSD (tens digit) of the Error Code.
• The flashing then pauses for approximately 1/2 second.
• The LED then flashes indicating the value of the LSD (ones digit) of the Error Code.
Example: If the Error Code is “32”, the LED will flash three times, pause, and then flash two times.
• The Error Code is repeated a total of 5 times.


and read the code.
35= Chassis Fan failure
36 =Exhaust (Back Cover) or Lamp Ballast Fan failure
37= Engine (DMD or Lamp) Fan failure
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