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LN46A540 Possible Overheating Question...

by EhCanadian / December 3, 2008 11:51 PM PST

Yo. I bought a Samsung LN46A540 model roughly 6 weeks ago. Everything seemed fine until about a week ago, where vertical lines would take over the entire screen for about 5-10 seconds, before the TV would turn itself off and then turn itself back on again. A few days ago, along with the vertical lines, it's starting to do a horifically loud, almost, screaming noise. It does this for about 5-10 seconds before switching off and then on again.

I have a TV repair man coming over right now, but you know how they can be. So, any help on the subject? Doing some research, it seems like a few Samsung models overheat pretty easily. Although I couldn't find anything about the noise, the visual lines described seems like it could be the same issue.

Anyways, vertical (white, green, purple and grey) lines, extremely loud high-pitched noise. Any help?

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by EhCanadian / December 4, 2008 1:19 AM PST

Cool. The technician came. Unfortunately it didn't occur while he was here, so he wasn't able to see it for himself. Which sucks. However, he was able to give me a lot of useful information.

Help is still welcome/needed though. So if you have anything I'd appretiate it. Thanks.

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by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / December 4, 2008 10:49 AM PST
In reply to: Update.

Since you've already called a technician, it sounds like he'll probably handle it from there. I can't necessarily diagnose a television without seeing it.

Since you already have a technician, he's probably going to be more qualified to answer it at this point.


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