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by JSeide3636 / December 24, 2010 1:51 AM PST

just about two years ago, i purchased 3 samsung tvs, 2 32" LCD's and a 40" LCD.. since that time ALL THREE tvs have broke, the 2 32" tvs power supplies both have went bad ( plugged into surge protectors ) and the 40" decided to just have a pink screen one day.. now how can such a big name in the industry sell such ****** products, and do nothing about it and also do nothing to keep the customer base happy??

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To help HDTech along.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 24, 2010 3:28 AM PST
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Supply the transaction numbers from your calls so they can see what's up.

There is a BAD CAPS issue with this and other makers which is worth noting. Samsung does some one time repairs for free on some models but your post didn't tell if you called in.

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bad samsung tvs
by samsungnomore / January 23, 2011 1:45 AM PST
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3 year old samsung 42'' plasma $ just started the dreaded clicking.called customer service they could care less.started reading the samsung blogs wow!!!i guess i'm not alone.$1500 for three years is unacceptable.i will never buy a samsung product again.and will be sure to spread the word about my samsung experience.

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by JSeide3636 / January 23, 2011 3:37 AM PST
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after some searching on the web i found a tutorial on how to fix the problem and it only ended up costing me $1.50 to fix, compared to the other one that i paid for to get fixed costing $300.. search around or email me for info

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Samsung Power Supply Issue
by brennam1 / January 23, 2011 4:52 AM PST
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Did you say that you have a $1.50 Fix? I have a Samsung LN46A650 that will not turn on anymore. It keeps clicking and trying to turn on, but will not. It had been taking 10 minutes to turn on; now it wont at all. Any ideas for an inexpensive fix? Or do I chalk this up to designed obsolescence? It is 2-3 years old.

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This one may be the old same old BAD CAP problem.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 23, 2011 8:12 AM PST

If you type BAD CAPS on you learn that it's not a Samsung exclusive and how to spot a BAD CAP.

If you type SAMSUNG BAD CAPS you find thousands of folk that fixed it. If you type SAMSUNG BAD CAPS YOUTUBE you find videos on it.

The internet lets you find out more.

Then again I see folk call it in and get the free ONE TIME repair for free. Your research, your choice.

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