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Samsung LCD Quit working WHAT HAPPENED???

Bought a 50" Samsung lcd 2 1/2 yrs ago and worked fine. Yesterday noticed there was some red in the left center of the screen but did disappear and came home and tv wont turn on. It clicks 2 or 3 times and then clicks a couple more times and never comes on. Anyone know what this is. OF COURSE the store we bought the tv from went out of bus.

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Sure sounds like the old BAD CAPS issue.

Google BAD CAPS. Now you know of millions of dead PCs and the cause.
Google SAMSUNG BAD CAPS. Now you know HDTV makers got hit too.

Now call it in and ask for the one time free fix. If they deny you, get the transaction number and post it here so the Ambassador can ask for a second look.

Don't lose your cool on this.
Bob

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Cap. Checked

Checked the capactors today and nothing is blown........ what else could it be if all the tv does is click but doesnt come on?

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No more clicks?

We could have waited too long. Not fixing it could lead to other component failures. I do not know your definition of blown caps. I have seen all of a handful of blown caps in the past few years (when the cap is blown off the board.) But thousands of defective caps.

Sorry to read that it has progressed to the point it no longer clicks. Arrange for repair and get an estimate.
Bob

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plasma not working

blown cap simply the capactor has a little pop on the top meaning its blown. I guess thats what ive been reading etc. i guess theres no help but payin someone

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There are other signs

Such as the bottom plug is pushed out, leakers and more. When I inspect this, the caps MUST BE LIKE NEW.

However I think you waited too long and now that it does not click anymore (you didn't offer a correction to my query) I think you are looking at a service call.
Bob

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