Tv won't shut off

Reply

  #1  
Old 04-03-13, 04:10 AM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: USA
Posts: 46
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
Tv won't shut off

The remote dose not work to turn off tv. I unplugged it and when I plugged it back in comes on and still won t shut off . Samsung HDTV . Any suggestions? thanks
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 04-03-13, 05:24 AM
Member
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Near Buffalo, NY
Posts: 4,239
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
Does it shut off with the power button on the TV? If not, is one of the buttons on the TV stuck?
 
  #3  
Old 04-03-13, 08:21 AM
PJmax's Avatar
Group Moderator
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Northern NJ - USA
Posts: 54,187
Received 475 Votes on 445 Posts
That's a rarity. Usually it won't turn. Like Rick mentioned.....maybe a button. One way to know for sure is if any of the buttons work then it's most likely not a stuck button. One button stuck or shorted will usually render all the buttons unusable.

There may be a defective control relay in the power supply or a power switching problem.
A model number of the TV would help.
 
  #4  
Old 04-03-13, 12:43 PM
Banned. Rule And/Or Policy Violation
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: KS
Posts: 1,896
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
Originally Posted by PJmax View Post
There may be a defective control relay in the power supply or a power switching problem.
It's the voice in the wires....................

Sorry, cheesy 80's horror movie reference..

I would also think stuck button.. It may not show as stuck from the exterior.. The actual button switch may be stuck or shorted internally, or if it's a cheap model they sometimes use 'clicker domes' - a piece of thin steel pressed into a dome shape and taped over a set of contacts.. When you press on it, the steel inverts and makes the contact.. I've seen those corrode or get stuck many times.
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
 
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Description: