Samsung

Question

Turn on- Video flashes-goes black- audio on

by philmozzz59 / December 23, 2012 3:45 AM PST

Already checked capacitors,they all look good. What else should I check? Should I change capacitors again?It's on a 4 year old LNT5265FX/XAA. It has been repaired for capacitors once by Authorized service..

Answer This Ask For Clarification
Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Turn on- Video flashes-goes black- audio on
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Turn on- Video flashes-goes black- audio on
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
Clarification Request
I can't tell if you are the TV tech.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 23, 2012 4:09 AM PST
Collapse -
No i am not a tech. Far from it
by philmozzz59 / December 24, 2012 3:59 AM PST

I am actually lost on next step, from reading I gather there could be 4 things going on. 1. bad caps, again (not sure) 2.TCON board, 3. EEpron chip. and 4. backlight invertor board. Where do I start? Is there a way to rule them out other than actually purchasing parts?

Collapse -
So you are a TV tech!
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 24, 2012 4:30 AM PST

Most start with service manuals and follow the diagnostic charts. As they fix more TVs they learn what fixes what more often and use experience as a guide.

For now, you use the diagnostic tree or just get a TV repair person to do the work.
Bob

Collapse -
no money
by philmozzz59 / December 24, 2012 10:51 AM PST
In reply to: So you are a TV tech!

I wish I could afford a tech...I definitely wouldn't be spending Christmas Eve trying to figure this thing out. I thought this forum was a way to get help.

Collapse -
It is.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 25, 2012 2:19 AM PST
In reply to: no money

I supplied where to get the service manual. There are a few folk that expect others to buy a manual and look it up for them but at 28 bucks a pop, I can't do that.

The same thing happens in car forums. Folk give advice and for new to car repair folk, you often see such a reply. It's like that here too.
Bob

Popular Forums
icon
Computer Help 47,885 discussions
icon
Computer Newbies 10,322 discussions
icon
iPhones, iPods, & iPads 3,188 discussions
icon
Security 30,333 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 20,177 discussions
icon
HDTV Picture Setting 1,932 discussions
icon
Phones 15,713 discussions
icon
Windows 7 6,210 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 14,510 discussions

Tech Tip

Know how to save a wet phone?

It's not with a dryer and it's not with rice. CNET shows you the secret to saving your phone.