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samsung ps42b430 plasma tv clicking noise

by brynteg3 / December 17, 2010 9:17 PM PST

i had this tv from my fathere was working perfect but now when i switch it on just keeps clicking,, as my father has passed away now i dont have my reciept but on the back of the tv is august 2009, can anybody help me regarding fixing this fault, i have been told its the power supply

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samsung ps42b430 plasma tv clicking noise
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / December 19, 2010 8:50 PM PST


I'm sorry to hear about your loss.

Unfortunately, I can't offer a diagnosis without inspecting it, so I don't know which part would be most appropriate to suggest - therefore, I cannot.

I'd recommend having a technician inspect the unit. That's the best I can offer here.


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Samsung plasma tv clicking sound Ps42b450b1wxxu
by Atdoodle / December 24, 2010 5:51 PM PST

My 42" samsung plasma broke down just after warranty. This happens to many Samsung flatscreen tv's just after warranty following research.Likely fault is due to capacitors in psu blowing due to being fitted with too low a voltage rating.although many have opened their plasmas themselves and found no swollen capacitors.a repair could be costly and guaranteed only for three like me might be safer to replace the tv with a brand with less consumer complaints.apparently Sony tv's are made using samsung components and recently have received many complaints recently.I'm sorry I'm not much more can check YouTube videos and try to repair the set yourself like many others all over the world for a cheaper solution.

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That too low a voltage looks like a myth
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 25, 2010 1:14 AM PST

The more common cause is the stolen electrolyte formula.

You may want to update your findings.

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Samsung PS42b430p
by Seancallan / December 25, 2010 6:37 AM PST

My Plasma just wen tonight. Is there a product issue with these units?

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There is an issue with BAD CAPS.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 25, 2010 8:37 AM PST
In reply to: Samsung PS42b430p

Google BAD CAPS to discover the full story of corporate espionage gone bad and how millions of computers, HDTVs and more are afflicted.

This does not mean it's the cause of your set having trouble but many are thinking it's some low voltage rating when the truth is more troubling.

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