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my tv is clicking but wont turn on, why? Answered

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canucksgirl (author)2012-10-11

It could be a number of things... knowing the type of TV you have, plus the make and model would also help. ;-)

In the mean time, if its a Samsung LCD, there is a known issue with capacitors failing after a few years. It won't turn on, but it'll make a clicking sound. You can read about how to fix the problem on this webpage... thankfully the fix is fast and cheap.

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Re-design (author)2012-10-10

You might try resetting the tv. Look in the manual for how to do that. Fixed mine that way once but with a different problem.

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frollard (author)2012-10-10

probably bad capacitors.

If you don't know what that means, then you should probably have a qualified repair tech look at your tv, or send it in to retailer/manufacturer for warranty repair.

If you know what that means - then you know with a soldering iron and some online ordering you can get replacement parts for just a few bucks.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72sJ5Infuu0
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ytw57212X2o

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