TV Repair Tips



Size Model Chassis Symptom Problem Description Fix
2525GT503 CTC177AA3 tuner tuner doesn't work resolder tuner grounds
25F25250BC CTC177AF3 Power completley dead CR4704 (#207878), C4105 (10uF/200V)
2727GT613 CTC177BH2 Power completely dead eeprom (#224281), reinitialize with chipper checker
2727GT623 CTC177AF3 Bad Picture Picture Washed Out C4703 (47uF/250V)
  CTC176F2 Tuner channel 3 fades in/out resoldered tuner grounds
  CTC177 tuner tuner drift resolder tuner grounds
  CTC177AW4PowerHV starts to come up, then shuts back downC4402 (#233117)
  CTC177BH2 Lines on screen lines on screen as it heats up CR4403 (#164589), C4407 (#214754)
  CTC179 Powershuts down upon power onFocus/Screen Block
  CTC179 Color No Green in OSD CR3106
  CTC179 Power Totally Dead CR4128
  CTC179 Tuner tuner drifts, loses channel occasionally resolder tuner grounds
  CTC179AudioNo soundCR1920, CR1921, CR1922, CR1923
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: Don't kill yourself.  If you do, don't blame us...  We totally warned you.  These tips are intended for qualified service technicians that know what they're doing.  Unqualified persons should never service their own equipment.  Televisions contain very high voltage that could kill you.