Question about RCA Televison & Video

Open Question

RCA RT 4038 TV

RCA RT 4038 grabbed the top of TV started to crackle, picture went out, horizontal colored lines now. Anyway of repairing this.

Posted by on

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE:

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
  • 556 Answers

SOURCE: white horizontal line down middle of TV screen

caution whenever you see horizontal line please reduce brightness of your tv for safety of crt. your problem in vertical section only mostly due to loose contact in connector,print or loose components.

Posted on Sep 21, 2007

Ad
  • 18 Answers

SOURCE: horizontal lines on top fourth of picture

the guy who sold it to you has the same white lines on his forehead.emagine that. wallmart is real cheap.

Posted on Jan 04, 2008

likha
  • 790 Answers

SOURCE: Horizontal lines across the top 3 inches of picture

Hi

what line started? from Left to right? or from top to bottom?

Thanks!

Posted on Nov 28, 2008

wyoed1
  • 211 Answers

SOURCE: Picture on RCA TV shrinks to a horizontal line

Hello,
Sounds to me you have a cold solder joint ( loose solder connection ) on the printer circuit board around or on the vertical chip or on one of the vertical capacitors. You may also have a bad vertical chip or a bad vertical capacitor, but I doubt it since it did come and go. I'de get a soldering iron and some solder and touch up the connections. I will remind you that you need to always excersise saftey by making sure, before removing the back, unplug the TV from the wall, and use care not to come in contact with the large red wire going to the back of the picture tube as the picture tube can be turned off and still store lots of voltage ( up to 35,000 volts). Always stay safe and when soldering, use care not to run solder across places that will make a short.
Good Luck and I hope this helps
Ed Meshechek ( Radio Man )
NC Electronics
Mills, Wyoming
307-266-4675

Posted on Dec 19, 2008

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: philips tv 27PT6441/37 horizontal lines about 3in wide on top of the screen.

I'm having the same issue with this TV! From the top of the screen to about two/three inches below there are thousands of horizontal lines with a whitish tinge which seem to be reflecting what is just below these lines! I’ve never seen this issue on any TV ever! From what I am seeing now is that many people are having this issue and more! We should put a class action lawsuit against them! If anyone knows anything, please post the info. Many tech forums are loaded with issues for these TV’s but this issue seems to be prominent!

My mom had two Phillips TV’s; one just under two years, and the other just under a year and Phillips refused to fix either without a large expenditure on her behalf. She told me never to buy Phillips and I should have listened. Phillips used to be a great company so I don’t really know what has happened? This was a TV for my Grandmother and it wasn't at a bad price not to mention the picture was great albeit severely over scanned.

As for her TV, we had it about two weeks over a year and Phillips said there was nothing they could do! They said they would pay for the cost to replace the tube if I took it to one of their dealers but they said the cost to bring it there and repair would fall on me! Also if the issue was not related to the tube I would have to pay everything OOP! The lady laughed on the phone and said even if it had been under six months or under a year they would still only pay to fix the parts and everything else would cost me! WTF?

The moral of the story is NEVER BUY PHILLPS/MAGNOVOX EVER! You might be getting the TV deal of the century but it is not worth it in the long run. I originally thought my mom was nuts, but now looking back considering the issues others are having, and realizing the **** poor way Phillips support deals with ALL problems, they’re simply not worth the money or trouble. I WILL NEVER buy another Phillips, Magnavox, or Funai product ever again, whether it is a TV, clock, DVD player, and/or ANY electronic device! If you do you HAVE BEEN WARNED and WILL BE SORRY!

Posted on Feb 11, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

It sometimes makes a static nose and the picture is dark i have tried messing with the color and back light settings and it doesn't do much


Samsung LCD TV with no video and high pitched sound - Digital TV ...

www.tomsguide.com/forum/54120-4-samsung-video-high-pitched-sound

Jan 7, 2010 - 26 posts - ‎15 authors
Hi, I have a Samsung LN40A550 LCD TV which I have had for just over a year. ... I was watching TV yesterday and all of a sudden the picture went all. ... started makinga very high pitched buzzing sound with no picuture coming on. We did have a bunch of green vertical lines, but now just a black screen.

Samsung LCD Green Screen - Forums - CNET

www.cnet.com > Forums > Samsung

CNETJun 11, 2015 - TV hooked up to basic cable and getting green screen picture. ... I was getting green static in the dark areas and green fuzz down the left hand ... where can you find the white ribbion, i have a lg rt-32lz50. it works sometimes, but i goes green. Samsung LCD TV screen went black (audio on, no picture)
Jun 11, 2015
Samsung LCD TV Has Flickering Horizontal Lines (Pic Inside ...
Jun 11, 2015
Samsung DLP crackling/static noise
Jun 11, 2015
LCD TV making clicking/cracking sounds
Nov 24, 2006
More results from www.cnet.com

Samsung LCD Loud Noise and Green Vertical lines at Start up ...

www.badcaps.net > ... > Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources

Feb 03, 2016 | Samsung Ln40e550 40 1080p Lcd Tv ln40e550

1 Answer

Only half rca tv screen shows up


I think you may have a tv tube problem...

Jan 26, 2014 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

I have a RCA 42"


The YSUS control board has failed from the description given. This is typical of the symptoms presented. It can be removed fairly easily and sent to a repair center to be repaired.

Nov 28, 2017 | RCA P42WHD33 42 in. Plasma HDTV

1 Answer

32" RCA Entertainment Series, Guide


Probably not. RCA parts for this model are very difficult to find. Even you could find a kit, it will not have enough to repair. A do it yourselfer or TV tech will have a difficult time repairing this. Please shop for a new TV. Thanks for asking and show a few hands of support!

Mar 21, 2011 | RCA Televison & Video

1 Answer

LG Projection TV Model# RT-49NA11T Green color gun shows bent arc on top & bottom.Red & blue guns are ok.How to adjust the green gun to remove the bent arc. This is causing picture shows mix...


This problems ur tv have can't not be fix by adjustment.The tv have a problems known as convergence problems,it dead.Tv have colors lines R,G,B mis alignments,have colors shadow pictures or 3D pictures look alike?The tv convergence board have dead 2 STK convergence ICS and some or all of it resistors too.These parts on the tv convergence board,must be replaced to repair the tv convergence board to solved the tv convergence picture problems.The shop,will cost u like $300-350 for parts and labors.

Jan 10, 2011 | Panasonic PT-53WX53 53" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

Front panel blocked or locked


RCA Entertainment Series 32" Plus Gold, GEMSTAR, xbox ready has been in the shop twice so far. Transformer replaced and 6 months later the picture suddenly had horizontal white lines that gradually spaced apart more from top to bottom and it had a gray hue and fuzzy, but I still watched it for 3 months that way. Today I turned it on and about a minute later I heard a loud crackling sound coming from the back and the picture disappeared, screen went black. Is it worth fixing again? Please contact me at ninalashua@yahoo.com

Jul 09, 2009 | RCA 32F531T 32" TV

1 Answer

CRT TV picture keeps getting horizontal line & loud cracking nois


the horizontal section is near collapse, the lines indicate a sort or leak. Soon, the set will go black. Shut off as repair will be cheaper now! Needs professional repair as High voltage section is dangerous.. Unplug to be safe!

Mar 13, 2009 | Toshiba CF27F30 TV

1 Answer

Horizontal lines across the top 3 inches of picture


Hi

what line started? from Left to right? or from top to bottom?

Thanks!

Nov 28, 2008 | Philips 32PT6441/37 32" TV

1 Answer

RCA tv model F32649 white horizontal lines


the problem of your tv is in vertical section, to be sure change all the capacitor in vertical section.

Sep 27, 2008 | RCA F32649 32" TV

1 Answer

RCA F36674ET - Only beeps when turned on


Clearly shows problem in deflection area both horizontal and vertical section. Horizontal lines is due to vertical section problem and making bbzzzz is due to horizontal output transistor short and sometimes LOT SHORT.

Aug 23, 2007 | RCA F36668 36" TV

Not finding what you are looking for?
Televison & Video Logo

Related Topics:

22 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top RCA Televison & Video Experts

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

76046 Answers

Steve Allison
Steve Allison

Level 3 Expert

5569 Answers

matt martin
matt martin

Level 3 Expert

1255 Answers

Are you a RCA Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...