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My TV is flickering, RLDED5078A-E, I tried with my remote

Customer Question

Hello. My TV is flickering
JA: What's the model number of your TV? How old is it?
Customer: RLDED5078A-E
JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?
Customer: I tried with my remote and it didn't work.. So I opened the TV
JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: Probably like a 2 months
JA: Anything else you want the TV expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: Well I hope he knows everything and help me fix it.. When I play fifa 17 I can't play because it's flashing, flickering what not for couple minutes than it's back on normal ..than it starts doing the same again
Submitted: 10 days ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Nathan replied 10 days ago.

Hi, I'm Nathan.
Sorry to hear that you're having trouble, but I'll do my best to help you. Please give me a few moments to review and reply.

Expert:  Nathan replied 10 days ago.

Does the sound continue to work consistently? Or does it cut out too?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
when it's flashing there is no sound too I think..
Expert:  Nathan replied 10 days ago.

On what inputs does this happen? Cable/satellite? xbox? ps4?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Expert:  Nathan replied 10 days ago.

Can you please test some other input (cable box, dvd player, etc) and see if it happens there too?
Can you see the rca menu screens consistently, or do those flicker too?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Well my tv right now is open.. because I found that I need to remove the red wire so..
Expert:  Nathan replied 10 days ago.

We really are not at the point of actual repairs yet, can you please supply the requested information?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Don't take my money than.. I'll figure it out by myself. thanks tho!
Expert:  Nathan replied 10 days ago.

I was just asking you for more information first, to properly diagnose the problem.

Best of luck to you.