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42lg50 the tv is less than a month old. tonight we were watching it and all the sudden the picture went off. The red liight at the bottom is now slowly flashing. There was no lightning or power surges. Now when you try to turn on the tv it will not turn on manually or by remote. Please Help!!! Jeremy in AR

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  • Anonymous Aug 27, 2008

    wont turn on no matter what i do only turns on if unplugged then plugged in again .but once turned off it wont turn on ????? help

  • coolbassment Aug 29, 2008

    I'm having an issue with the tv not displaying any images, can't even get the input menu to come up. I tried unplugging/rebooting to no effect. anyone else experiencing this?

  • arunner Sep 11, 2008

    When the TV is turned on the red light pulses 5 times and then the blue light comes on, but nothing is on the screen, no menu or anything. I called the LG service center and they scheduled a local repair company. The local repair company called to ask what the power light was doing they said the part I needed is backordered and will not be available to two weeks.

  • Anonymous Dec 18, 2008

    remote only works if I unplug and plug 42LG4250 LCD

  • Anonymous Jan 17, 2009

    red flashes, but power will not turn on, even after unplugging for extended time. any suggestions?
    almost like its stuck in standby...

  • gozac Feb 24, 2009

    I have the same problem. Was watching a movie and all of a sudden tv went off. I thought I had accidently hit the power button on the remote but noticed the slow flashing of the power light on the tv. Called LG customer service they told me to unplug it and wait, did so and still the same thing. Even left unplugged for a day and nothing. LG set up repair with local company only local company has yet to contact me, and it has been 5 days. Best of luck with this problem.

  • dsilvia30 Mar 14, 2009

    I have had the same problem, basically. I've only had tv since Aug. 16,08. It was giving me a blue lock out screen and shutting down by itself. I have had service people come out twice to put in a new main frame board. It has only been 2 weeks since the last one was put in and yesterday it started again. It shuts down by itself, the power light flashes red and blue and tries to come on. After several minutes it actually comes back on. I have called the service people AGAIN. Someims I have to hold the power button to try to get it to come back on. The picture is awesome when it works.



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Try and unplug it, wait, plug back in and try it.

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