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Samsung TV turning off then back on

I have a series 5 5200 led tv that all of a sudden will turn off then back on randomly throughout the day. No pattern, it will happen totally random times. All the auto timers are off and my tv is plugged into the wall and not a protector. Any help is appreciated, thanks

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Very often not user serviceable.
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Samsung TV random power off/on

My Dad and I have the same model Samsung TV (probably not of the model Cowboys82x has) but my father's TV is the one that randomly turns off and back on, but happens seldom. It hasn't happened in quite some time now, so maybe it got fixed on its own?

Chris

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turn off your wifi

i gave up looking for solutions until one day i realized that my tv was working fine when my house wifi wasn't working.... that's when i tested the theory.... it turns off/on when connected to my wifi and works fine when off the wifi.... so petty 'coz i can't use the smart features but i get by using the mirror screening ...still--- i no longer buy samsungs

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Fix for TV turning off and on

OK this is going to sound odd but it works. My neighbor had an LG that did the same thing and eventually would go to only the startup screen. I looked around for prices on the main motherboard and options to fix it. I then saw a fix that I did not really think would work but it did. I pulled out the main motherboard which has the HMDI connectors on it not the one with the power plug. Remove any plastic edge pieces on it and then put it on a piece of cardboard in a 385 degree oven for 10 minutes then let it cool and put it back in. What actually happens is solder melts at 360 so all you are doing is re-soldering all the connections. It works great and that TV is back to fully functioning. I noted comments from others that had tried it on other LG and Samsung TVs with the same success rate. Since they eliminated lead from solder it appears that getting a cold solder joint error has become more common. I actually fixed two car remote starters the same way after both had stopped working.

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turn off your wifi

i gave up looking for solutions until one day i realized that my tv was working fine when my house wifi wasn't working.... that's when i tested the theory.... it turns off/on and connected to my wifi and works fine when off the wifi.... so petty

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TV turning off

The problem is the auto-detect for inputs. It's supposed to turn the TV on/off when you turn on/off your DVD player or other input. However, mine seemed to decide on it's own to turn itself off every half hour. I turned off this feature and all is well!

Auto Turn Off Function (Menu > System > Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC) > Auto Turn Off

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