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Mitsubishi 55" tv problem

About every 30 minutes screen turne blue and audio & video are lost. turn tv off and then on i get everything back again for about another 30 minutes.
at one time i had the blinking green light and i replaced the capacitors with
4 - 25vdc caps from Radio Shack. these were in the dm. Could this fix be the flux of my problem?

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  • no84 Jan 11, 2008

    It did it again and I did as suggested. The error code flashed was 1 flash followed by 2 quick flashes. What does that

    mean? Thanks.

  • no84 Jan 12, 2008

    It did it again and I did as suggested. The error code flashed was 1 flash followed by 2 quick flashes. What does that
    mean? Thanks.

  • no84 Jan 17, 2008

    Sorry, but I don't have an esr meter. I'm not sure but I think the caps I used as replacements wer 25vdc and 1000uf. I am sure

    though the caps I replaced were all together.

  • no84 Jan 24, 2008

    The fuses are good. I checked all inputs and found that 1, 2 & 3 are not recognized when screen turns blue but the card slots are but the are very distorted. The analog or rf input is ok. Any ideas?



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When it shuts down, try pushing the input and menu buttons together on the tv and hold them for 5 seconds , and see if it blinks a 2 digit code . If it does let me know the sequence of the blinks. If not then its not going into protective shutdown, so its probaly one of the low voltage regulators. Let me know what you discover with the input and menu buttons.

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    Sonny Berry Jan 12, 2008

    12 is the code that says no problems. The 4 capacitors you replaced were the 4 all together on the upper left corner of the board Jamicon brand? You have probaly got a bad capacitor still on that board. Do you hav an esr meter where you can check the capacitors in circuit? What were the uf ratings of the caps you replaced?

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    Sonny Berry Jan 17, 2008

    You may want to check to see if the pico fuses are still okay. They are the little ceramis fuses solderd to the back side of the circuits on the traces . Check continuity with an ohms meter.



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