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My 4-month-old Samsung LED TV will not power up today. It's a 6300 series TV.

The power light blinks 5 times and then stays off for 10 seconds and blinks 5 times again. The TV won't power up.

I was watching it when it did something odd, so I shut it off and now it won't start again. Does anyone know what that code means? Of course they're closed today, so I don't know when I'll get this resolved...
 

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I had in unplugged since about 2.30. I checked everything and plugged it in, and I get the blinking code.

I'm sure it'll be covered under warranty, but I sure hope this isn't going to be an ongoing problem. If it is I'll never buy another Samsung again. I bought one due to its good reviews and general overall satisfaction from current owners. It wasn't particularly cheap either...

I'll leave it unplugged overnight, but I don't think that'll do anything.
 

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Thought I'd post an update. It's covered under warranty, and the guy on the phone said it was most likely a bad capacitor(s). So I did some reading and found out that Samsung had used, in some cases, 10+ year old caps in their power supplies. Brilliant.
 

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Curious. Do you have to transport the television to a repair location? How long do they estimate it will take to fix?
 

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I don't have to bring it anywhere. The customer service rep on the phone said that a technician will call to schedule an in-house no-charge warranty repair. That's kind of nice, at least I don't have to try to transport it. I don't have the box anymore, so that would've been a problem. I can't imagine them thinking it'll take all that long if they're going to repair it in my house.

I wonder if that's because I actually registered the TV online? That's a nice perk if it was...
 

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Yes. They repair it in the customer home.

It does take time for them to get the parts needed though as they still got to order it from Samsung. It is not like they have the parts in the repair place especially if they repair different brands.

This is especially good if the problem with the TV is something that can still allow the TV to be watched. You do not lose the TV. With the OP problem. This wasn't the case. Hope he has another TV to watch.
 

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I bought a cheap Vizio for the time being. It's got a crappy ATSC tuner in it though.

Apparently Abbotsford is considered rural so I probably won't hear from them until closer to the end of the week. Ugh.
 
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