The home power went out during a thunderstorm. Since then the Tv will not turn off unless unplugged. It make a loud hissing noise and only has a blank screen. None of the buttons work. Is this fixable? Is this worth fixing?
Sounds like a power surge likely followed the outage- or maybe you were actually hit by lightning- and since this set did not have a built-in kill-switch (circuit breaker) it could have very well caused some significant damage. Check the internal fuses, if they are blown, chances are, so is the rest of the set. For the cost of repairing something as over-reaching as this, I'd be looking for something new (And be sure to buy a quality surge protector, so this does not occur again!)
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box above.
- Better answers use proper spelling and grammar.
- Provide details, support with references or personal experience.
Tell us some more! Your answer needs to include more details to help people.You can't post answers that contain an email address.Please enter a valid email address.The email address entered is already associated to an account.Login to postPlease use English characters only.
Tip: The max point reward for answering a question is 15.
Hey, recently had a power outage and now your Wii won't turn on?
Well unless your Wii is completely fried from the storm then this should work (It has for me every time I have had an outage).
After you find out it's not getting power then just unplug the power cable from the wall and from the Wii. Normally I unplug it for about 12-24 hours then you go plug it back into the wall, plug it back into the Wii, look at the power button and if it is red/orange then it has been fixed and you should never have a problem with it again unless you keep it plugged in during a thunderstorm/power outage!
This has happened to me about 8 times and this method worked every single time!
You may have fried one of your control boards in your TV. Sometimes these can be easy to fix. I recommend you take your unit to a repair shop and get a quote to repair it. Be sure to get a quote and don't just tell them to repair it. It may be cheaper to buy a new TV! Sometimes they will charge you just to troubleshoot your TV but that should be expected.
The board where the a/c power cord go into it.That ur power supply board,that board is dead,replaced this board.U will have ur power back.Tries websites like Shopjimmy.com,Ebay.com to buy a reburbish power supply board for the replcement.
if it is new it should be under warranty,if not ,yes there may be a fuse inside,on the board where the plug is connected,taking it apart will void the warranty and can be dangerous .dont try this unless you have experience
The set is in protective shutdown because a problem was detected. The 5 blink code indicates that the problem circuit. In this case it is the blanking circuit. Were there any indications of problems prior to the storm? If not, I'll need to lok up this one for the specifics. Do you intend to repair this yourself?
Let me know and I'll provide the details.
Thank you!!!! Our power was off due to new transformers being installed in the area and we had no clue how to fix this. I called around and no one seemed to know the answer (not even Samsung, who only wanted to tell me my TWO year old tv was out of warranty),so I tried this and it worked perfectly!!! You saved me a bundle! Thanks!