Samsung forum: Samsung LCD TV power problem

by: Elokuullektiv April 12, 2012 1:44 AM PDT

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Samsung LCD TV power problem

by Elokuullektiv - 4/12/12 1:44 AM

Hi everybody,

I have a problem with my Samsung LCD TV (Model: LE27S71B).

(1)When I switch the TV on the red LED starts blinking, then the screen turns on for a second and then turns off again, the red LED keeps blinking for 2 more seconds and turns off then.

(2)When I press the power button again, the red LED switches on and stays on (standby).

(3)When I press the power button again the same as "step 1" happens.

I read a lot about the "samsung capacitor problem" and hoped that I just have to change some capacitors, but when I open the TV, the capacitors look totally fine (no visual symptoms).

Does the problem sounds like it is a capacitor problem? Should I just change all 6 capacitors, even they look fine?

I read that usually if you have the "samsung capacitor problem" the TV clicks and tries to turn on itself again. On my TV I have to press the power button maunaly.

Any help is really appreciated, Thanks a lot.

PS: the tv has no more warranty

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