If you can turn it back on with the s momentary key or power button:
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When it shuts off, do you need to push the power button once or twice
to get it back on? Also, does anything else about the picture or sound
change as it warms up?
- If once, then the controller is shutting the TV down either as a result of
a (thermally induced) fault in the controller or it sensing some other
problem. Monitoring the voltage on the relay coil (assuming these
is one) could help determine what is happening. The controller thinks
it is in charge.
- If twice, then the power supply is shutting down as the controller still
thinks it is on and you are resetting it. A couple of possibilities
here would be low voltage or high voltage regulation error (excessive
high voltage is sensed and causes shutdown to prevent dangerous X-ray
emission). A partially dried up main filter capacitor could also cause a
shutdown but there might be other symptoms like hum bars in the picture just
before this happened. Clipping a good capacitor across the suspect (with
power off!) would confirm or eliminate this possibility.
If it uses a pull-knob (or other hard on/off switch), then this may be like
pulling the plug and would reset any abnormal condition.