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TV screen went dark with stripes and then froze. This has happened

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TV screen went dark with stripes and then froze. This has happened twice recently. Now screen is completely blank. Is this repairable? Tony.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Electronics
Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 3 years ago.

KevinWhiteJA :

Hi Tony

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welcome to Just answer

KevinWhiteJA :

Please tell me its complete model number

KevinWhiteJA :

and how old is it ?

Customer: Model no LE32M8. Purchased 28 Oct 2007
KevinWhiteJA :

OK

KevinWhiteJA :

so the problem is there even when you connect a DVD player to the TV ?

Customer: No DVD player.
KevinWhiteJA :

OK and what about the sound ?

KevinWhiteJA :

Is it completely fine ?

Customer: Sound is OK and also changes channel but no picture. Yesterday picture came back suddenly. TV is now switched off.
KevinWhiteJA :

Is there a glow to the screen or is it completely dark ?

KevinWhiteJA :

I mean if you look at the screen in a dark room

Customer: There is a light glow to the screen as you can see the difference when TV is switched off.
KevinWhiteJA :

OK the problem is most likely with the Inverter board of the unit that is bad and will need replacement

KevinWhiteJA :

the power supply seems to be working fine

Customer: What is best to have replacement board supplied anf
KevinWhiteJA :

best is to contact Samsung for the part

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