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I have a Samsung TV Model # XXXXX and when I turn it on

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I have a Samsung TV Model # XXXXX and when I turn it on the picture comes on for about a minute, then the picture goes out for about a minute and then the Standby/Temp,
Timer and Lamp light goes on. Is this a simple fix?
Hello my name is Anthony
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Have you heard any unusual humming or screeching noises prior to this issue or even during the 30 seconds the set works?

Let me know please
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

No, nothing but I can't really say because it happened when I first turned it on this morning. But it was fine last night.

Hi Nancy

The very likelihood is the lamp is bad.
You need to replace the lamp and you can get one here <<<<CLICK!

Get one complete with housing its easier to change

Heres a video to show you how to replace the lamp

Let me know if you need more info

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