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Aric, Technician
Category: TV
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Experience:  15+ years in the field. Owner of AV Installation, OEM and Repair company
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Hi morning My TV as no sound or image since yesterday.

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Hi morning

My TV as no sound or image since yesterday. I was looking at Toshiba places and when trying to exit to TV screen seems stopped there. I know the TV is on because I see a green like but I can't operate from the remote control and I changed the batteries too or the TV at the back. Was switch off all night from the socket but still nothing, looking at the manual not even a reset I can do because I can't access the menu is a complete black/blue screen.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Aric replied 4 years ago.
Hello and thank you for the question.

Can you please get me the model number off of the back of the TV?

Also, how long have you had it for?

Is the power light on the front of the set blinking at all?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Hi my TV model is 40RL953 LED smart TV and I've got it since December.


The light is not blinking is just green goes off when the socket is unplugged

Expert:  Aric replied 4 years ago.
Okay, this sounds indeed like a fault within the TV itself, as there are no settings or adjustments that will prevent the TV's internal MENU from displaying on the screen when MENU is pressed. Let's try a hard reset of the TV. Please disconnect the set from power, then press and hold the power button on the TV itself for 10 seconds. After a minute, plug the set back in and press power once. Do you have the same problem?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

nothing works...TV is on same green light with a blue/black screen

Expert:  Aric replied 4 years ago.
I'm sorry to hear that. Does pressing MENU, Input or Volume bring up anything at all on the screen?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

no nothing, completely frozen

Expert:  Aric replied 4 years ago.
Unfortunately this does indicate a component level failure inside the set, and there are no resets or adjustments that will correct this issue. The TV will require warranty service at this point, and I would recommend contacting the Retailer to locate the nearest Authorized Toshiba Service Center to have the set repaired. I wish I had better news, but there is nothing we can do at this point to correct this issue.

If you need any further assistance let me know.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

ok thanks

Expert:  Aric replied 4 years ago.
You're welcome and sorry for the bad news. The Mainboard in the set is the most likely culprit here. If there's anything you need please let me know.

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