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My samsung plasma tv keeps powering on and off in a cycle -

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My samsung plasma tv keeps powering on and off in a cycle - I cannot turn it off completely and it never fully powers on. Unplugging it and plugging back in just starts the on off cycle.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Steve G. replied 2 years ago.

Hi. I'm Steve. I'm sorry to hear about your TV. I will try my best to give you a precise and accurate answer.

 

Your power supply board may be shot. Possibly bad capacitors but that would require a visual confirmation.

 

Can you do this do you think? If so, remove the back and we'll take a look.

 

If you have a meter, that would be helpful.

 

If not, let me know and I'll try and give you a rough quote based on the most likely failure.

 

Steve

 

 

 

 

 

 

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Steve - I cannot get the tv off the mount by myself and I am not comfortable examing the insides of a tv around a power supply. Tom
Expert:  Steve G. replied 2 years ago.

Ok, then assuming that it is the power supply that is at fault, you would be looking at about a $250 repair bill split approx. 50/50 for parts and labor.

 

I assume that the set is over a year old? If so, give me your zip and I'll try and find someone in your area that can help you.

 

I'll be here if you need more help. I want you to be 100% satisfied with my answer.

 

If happy, please remember to 'Accept' and/or give me a positive rating so that I am compensated for my time and effort. If you don't, I won't.

 

Please bookmark my web page at www.stevetheguru.com so that you can contact me with your future electronic questions.

 

Thanks very much.

Steve

 

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
would love to hear a recommended service provider. zip is 63303
Expert:  Steve G. replied 2 years ago.

Try these guys: http://screencast.com/t/cbo8mcVxh

 

I'll be here if you need more help.

 

Steve

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