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The led back light is not working and the unlit picture is…

The led back light...

The led back light is not working and the unlit picture is flashing

Technician's Assistant: Are there any HDMI cables or A/V jacks (red, yellow, and white cables) plugged into your TV?

Hdmi

Technician's Assistant: Was there a power outage recently?

I just replaced the power board . thinking that was the problem

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3/13/2018
Shahid
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- Could you please get me the complete model number written on back cover or side panel of the TV?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
thank you

- Could you please get me the complete model number written on back cover or side panel of the TV?

Thanks

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I don't want to pay more

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- Could you please get me the complete model number written on back cover or side panel of the TV?Thanks
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
sorry. Sharp lc-lb42261u
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
42lb261u
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I have to put my son to bed. I'll be back in 10 minutes.

Thanks, ***** ***** is either the mainboard or the backlight LEDs failure, mostly it is backlight LEDs failure and needs to replace LED stripes inside the screen that needs to take apart the screen/ display panel, sorry for this news

Please click the following link to view LED stripes and main board image and part number info if you're looking to attempt to repair the TV yourself

http://www.shopjimmy.com/catalogsearch/result/?q=42lb261

I'm sorry there is no easy or quick fix for this problem and it is definitely hardware failure that needs defective mainboard or LED stripes replacement to resolve the issue
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I've replaced the board that the main power plugs into. If it was just the leds that need to be replaced why is the unlit picture flashing?

LEDs are failing and causing overload the backlight power section so it shuts Off and back On in an attempt to resolve it and you see it as flashing

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The Mainboard is the other one that has all HDMI/ Video inputs, you replaced power board that didn't work because old power board was working OK as well

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
ok. thank you

Much welcome, wish you the best~

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