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Dlp tv wont start up/ switches off

My two year old LG Electronics RE-44SZ20RD dlp tv ,when turning on sometimes (getting more common) when I try to turn it on out goes the red standby light and then has to be either unplugged and plugged back in or turn it off/on at the switch on the front of the tv THEN it will start up and work fine all day with a perfect pic. This has happened twice in a row for my wife! Any ideas?

  • cwyn Nov 06, 2007






    When I try to switch my two and a half year old (out of warranty) LG on it will just "click" itself off, sometimes with a whir or squeak noise as the fan kicks in. BUT after two or three attempts it fires up and stays on completely fine. This has gone on for a few months now, is there anything I can do to repair this?

    P.S. It was repaired last year (under warranty) for a cracked reflector thingy, I think that's the technical name for it, that caused a visable line across the top of the screen.

    Please help.

  • cwyn Nov 06, 2007



    When I try to switch my two and a half year old (out of warranty) LG on it will just "click" itself off, sometimes with a whir or squeak noise as the fan kicks in. BUT after two or three attempts it fires up and stays on completely fine. This has gone on for a few months now, is there anything I can do to repair this?

    P.S. It was repaired last year (under warranty) for a cracked reflector thingy, I think that's the technical name for it, that caused a visable line across the top of the screen.

    Please help.

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This model of LG set does suffer badly with dry joints (these are soldered joints that have oxidised or cracked)

Its not A job that I would recomend you tackle you may need specialised soldering gear when working on smd type ICS.

Try & find repair shop that does free estimates.

If A repair shop states they will repair in the home offer to take it in to them as this is very difficult to repair in the home & you will end up paying more for them to come out then take it away.

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