[tvservice] Re: Philips TP3669 TV Chasis 36Z500-7563

  • From: John Hasdorff <jhasdorff@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: tvservice@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2009 21:59:01 -0500

any particular reason I'm getting copied in on TV service call stuff again????? I thought I had put an end to that a few years ago. I DON'T FIX TV'S!!!!!!
Please remove my email address.

At 08:38 PM 2/11/2009, you wrote:
Hi I work on mostly sony and lg and a few others but your right sounds like power suppy bad.Check B+ regulater or mosfets in suppy if it uses themmaybe rectifierand caps

From: Jim Bailey <vcrfix@xxxxxxx>
To: tvservice@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Wednesday, February 11, 2009 3:48:28 PM
Subject: [tvservice] Philips TP3669 TV Chasis 36Z500-7563

Hi, I've got a Philips TP3669 TV - Chassis 36Z500-7563

Set would not turn on after the power went out. On two previous occasions I have unplugged it for 5 minutes and it reset and worked fine. This last occasion the power did not go completely out, the lights just dimmed. The TV was not on at the time, but now the set is completely dead and it won't reset like it used to. I did hear a small click when it was plugged back in. I know others have had the same problem with this model. I'm figuring it's something in the power supply. Fuse is good, I didn't see any obvious signs of destruction inside. Is this an easy fix? Which part usually fails? Is it worth fixing? Where should I take measurements to determine the problem? Any help would be most appreciated before I just go and buy a new TV, but I hate to if this one is repairable. I'm no longer in the repair field, but am OK with most repairs.

Thanks in advance,
Jim (<mailto:vcrfix@xxxxxxx>vcrfix@xxxxxxx)

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