Step 3: Find and extract the fuse

If your lucky the fuse will be in a readily accessible place. My TV I had to carefully lift the PCB up to access the fuse.

Using a flat blunt object carefully lift out the fuse. Take care not to break the fuse or scratch the PCB underneath. Once you extracted the fuse from the TV set the cover back on so no one accidentally kills themselves.

Take the fuse to your computer and type in any codes. Also look on the PCB for any markings such as Amperage and volts. Hopefully you get lucky and get some info off the fuse/internet.

I went to RatShack and dug through their fuse bins until I found one that matched both the Amps/Voltage and length/size. I had to buy a package of 4 for $3.40. About 3 more fuses than I needed right now.
<p>so by chance would you know what the problem is if the tv does turn on theres just no picture</p>
hey more fuses the better. i had to replace the fuses in my dc - ac inverter. thank s to my keep it atitude with fuses . u never know when u might need them.
or if yr not in as rush . u can wait a 2 - 3 day 4 the caps to discharge as well.
hi I looking to fix my Samsung tv im not very sure what the problem is all I know is that the lamp burn out after about a month I tired of replacing the lamp thank you
My tv is bought beginning '90's. Does it work for those as well? <br>Or is this only for those LCD/LED/LASER TV's?
i dont have any flat TV's in my house they are all the old fat style. Replacing the fuse will work for your TV if you dont have any picture or sound coming from it. <br>If you cant fix it with a fuse then just go on Craigslist or drive around until you see one on the side of the road. Everyone wants the new skinny tvs and just practically dumps their older tv. <br>Old TVs is a big source of e-waste and I think it is important to utilize existing good TV's as much as possible instead of buying a new high tech TV. <br> <br>
*Thumbs up* Thanks!
My tv is bought beginning '90's. Does it work for those as well? <br>Or is this only for those LCD/LED/LASER TV's?
Blown fuse is very common reason why TV does not work at all. This is very useful guide since it does not take much time to replace fuse and than you can <a href="http://softwaretvonpc.blogspot.com/">watch tv</a> on your <a href="http://www.1click-store.com/television/television.html">LCD television</a> or CRT TV.
Nice. Good info. Thanks.<br />
<em>Now I can stay in my room and watch TV instead of having to leave to date women or work on my social life.</em><br/><br/>Yay television! TV makes living much easier and interesting, especially if it works.<br/>
Loving the standard issue leather gloves.
I was going to use my CBRN gloves but they were in my vehicle and I was too lazy to get them.
Useful stuff, do you know why the fuse melted originally? L
I have no idea, it didn't even looked burnt out but it started working as soon as I replaced it.

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