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Reason for Service: Loses video intermittently
Solution: We found a ground wire that was supposed to be screwed to the metal frame, had no screw.
Replacing the screw fixed the set.
LG TV, 50PC5D
Reason for Service: The screen had many red horizontal lines across the top part of it.
Solution: Replacing the upper buffer restored a good picture.
LG TV, 32LC7D
Reason for Service: Left side of the screen it too dark.
Solution: Found two bad caps on the inverter board, C215 and C218, 270uF/10V.
Samsung TV, LN-S2641
Reason for Service: Set won’t start.
Solution: Replacing the main board fixed this set.
Reason for Service: Dead set.
Solution: Found and replaced bad regulator on main Board, IC1001. Check power supply for domed caps also.
Sharp TV, LC-52E77EU
Reason for Service: Set won’t start, power light blinking.
Solution: Replacing main board fixed the set.
Sony TV, KDL55W802A
Reason for Service: Set won’t start, 2 blink error.
Solution: Found and replaced 2 bad transistors in the power supply, Q6502 and Q6503. In addition, R6547 was bad, 0.1ohm/5W.