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Hi our samsung tv takes along time to come on it goes through

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Hi our samsung tv takes along time to come on it goes through the cycle of trying to come on but can take up to 5 mins
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 2 years ago.
Customer:

Hi, welcome to Just answer

Customer:

Please tell me its complete model number

Customer:

and how old is it ?

JACUSTOMER-l1tcyqzk- :

samsung LED model LE40A656A1FXXU and Type LE40A656 and its about 5 years old

Customer:

ok, do you see any flashing lights ?

JACUSTOMER-l1tcyqzk- :

yes the red light comes on and then goes flashing going though the cycle

Customer:

ok, can you please tell me number of flashes ?

JACUSTOMER-l1tcyqzk- :

Just the normal speed but it can continue for up to 5 mins befor the Tv finally come on

JACUSTOMER-l1tcyqzk- :

My Son plays his Xbox through the TV sometimes could he have change some of the settings ?

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Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 2 years ago.
I don't think the change in settings has caused this issue, can you please tell me when it works; does it play fine ? I mean the picture and audio is ok ?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Picture and audio is ok it just takes along time to come on

Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 2 years ago.
OK, the most likely cause is the power supply of the unit has failed, may be few caps on the power supply board will need replacement...this is a common issue with few Samsung models, you can call Samsung and check with them if they can provide a free repair... let me know how it goes..Thanks

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