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Samsung LCD TV power problem

by Elokuullektiv / April 11, 2012 6:44 PM PDT

Hi everybody,

I have a problem with my Samsung LCD TV (Model: LE27S71B).

(1)When I switch the TV on the red LED starts blinking, then the screen turns on for a second and then turns off again, the red LED keeps blinking for 2 more seconds and turns off then.

(2)When I press the power button again, the red LED switches on and stays on (standby).

(3)When I press the power button again the same as "step 1" happens.

I read a lot about the "samsung capacitor problem" and hoped that I just have to change some capacitors, but when I open the TV, the capacitors look totally fine (no visual symptoms).

Does the problem sounds like it is a capacitor problem? Should I just change all 6 capacitors, even they look fine?

I read that usually if you have the "samsung capacitor problem" the TV clicks and tries to turn on itself again. On my TV I have to press the power button maunaly.

Any help is really appreciated, Thanks a lot.

PS: the tv has no more warranty

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Keeping in mind this is not a TV repair forum
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 12, 2012 1:33 AM PDT

(I'd use AVSFORUM for TV repair discussions) Your set sounds like it needs repairs. The symptoms don't mean it's Q141 on board 2, it only means the service is needed.

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by Elokuullektiv / April 12, 2012 5:00 PM PDT

Thanks, for the advice... I posted my problem in the AVS-Forum, unfortunately no reply so far. Seems like it's not such a common problem as i hoped.

However, I recorded a video with the symptoms this moring, maybe that will help:


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Samsung LCD LE27S71B
by DoctorMirabilis / June 14, 2013 11:29 PM PDT


Do you know to access the LCD service menu?

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Samsung LN40C630K1F
by Dday2222 / June 15, 2013 12:51 AM PDT
In reply to: Samsung LCD LE27S71B

Im having the exact same issue. My tv wont turn on. My red light comes on and when i press the power button it blinks for a bit and then goes off. My capacitors arent busted because i check them out yesterday. Can someone please help?

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