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Samsung large Screen Old, TV LN5265FX- How to open back?

Have to look at a power does not turn on problem. TV is old school 80 lbs. currently upright on heavy desk. serial number
AJ733CNQ304657B
Can I leave the 80 lb TV on the base stand in place, and simply remove the multiple screws on the large plastic back, and lift the back cover off?

4 screws center back, and maybe 15 screws around the perimeter back. Problem evolved then stopped turning on all together. Sometimes turned on with remote control sometimes not. When not, i disconnected the AC mains cord from back, counted to 15, and re inserted it. Then clicked remote, or pushed on button top right of screen. Sometimes it took several cycles of the above but for a year, it worked like described, Could always hear the small click relay in side prior to turning on. Now, just stopped. suspect the described capacitor issues. 1988 date of mfg. Just need to know if I can simply remove back while TV is in place Other tips suggestions welcome....
tnx apolloeme@gmail.com

Post was last edited on January 16, 2019 3:58 PM PST

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You can find YouTube videos on disassembly but not for this

Not for this model. That means you have to either get the service manual (which you should do for any TV repair) or just wing it. It's not as if you will break the set as it's already broken.

More at https://www.shopjimmy.com/tv-repair-tips and YouTube.

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Re-cycle the whole rig

It’s *ancient*. Economies of scale should lead you to recycle that beast.

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