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Lcd Tv Repair Help

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6y, 8m agoPosted 6 years, 8 months ago
Hi I have an LCD Samsung 40 inch tv, its about 2 years old. Anyways when I go to switch it on it has the standby light on only for about 5 mins and it makes a clicking sound as though it is trying to switch on but it doesn't. After the 5 mins it comes on, although this is progressively getting longer.

Anyone know what the problem might be?

Is it worth trying to get it fixed?
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6y, 8m agoPosted 6 years, 8 months ago
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banned#1
if you bought from john lewis it will have a 5 year warranty

other than that, better off contacting samsung for verified service agents

yes, it might be worth it, you need a quote first, then you will know
#2
.....sounds like the on/off switch relay is going.
My sis-in-law had a similar problem with her Philips plasma & was told that it wld be cheaper to buy another TV (which she did) as the relay fitted wld cost around £150 (maybe even more....)
#3
I had exactly the same problem with my 40" Samsung, it's the capaitors on the PSU loads of info on google :thumbsup:
#4
Our 40" samsung which is just over 2 years old has always clicked a few minutes after putting it on stand by it does sound like it's about to start up again but it never has restarted. Does anyone have a link for a fault diagnosis if it's s common problem. Thanks
#6
Thanks everyone. It seems that this is likely to be the problem. I'm off to go and find someone that can do it for me though as I've never used a soldering iron in my life
#7
The info in that article said to search "Samsung clinking" on ebay and there will be people who can help for around £60 (if you can locate and remove the power board). Worth considering but BE CAREFUL !!

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