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My lg flatscreen tv is about 5 yrs old. I have to turn it…

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My lg flatscreen...

My lg flatscreen tv is about 5 yrs old. I have to turn it off and on several times before it actually displays anything. Is this an expensive fix?

Technician's Assistant: What LG model do you have? How old is it?

I have an LG tv Model 50PV400-UB, Approx 6yrs old. I have to turn on and

Technician's Assistant: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?

I have to turn it on amd off several times before it displays.

Technician's Assistant: How long has this been an issue with your 50PV400? What happened right before this?

Did not notice anything unusual before this began about 1 month ago

Technician's Assistant: Anything else you want the TV Expert to know before I connect you?

If I turn the tv on for about 5 min. then turn off, then turn back on, it will display

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: TV
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Hello, I'm Shahid. Sorry to hear that you're having trouble with this and I'll do my best to help but need the following info to troubleshoot the problem.

- What video devices/ sources (such as cable box DVD player etc) are connected to the TV and does the problem occur on all video input sources?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
tv menu works
TV Technician: Shahid, Technician replied 7 months ago

OK, how do you receive channels on this TV?

via cable box with its own remote control?

Also, is there any DVD player connected to TV?

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