No Tuning In Philips TV Repaired
My customer sent to me this 14″ Philips TV with the complaint of no tuning. It was a snowy picture as though that the RF cable was not inserted. You can see the picture above. When I started the troubleshooting work I found that the middle pin of the Tuner jack was broken and missing-see the photo below:
Next, I soldered out the Tuner from the circuit board and removed the jack so that I can replace it with another good jack. See the three photos below:
After I had soldered the Tuner with a replacement jack and inserted the RF cable, the picture was back to normal again. If you would like to learn how to be good in CRT TV repair you can check out Humphrey’s ebook HERE.
This article was prepared for you by Suranga Bandara who owns an Electronics repair shop in Anuradapura, Sri Lanka.
Please give a support by clicking on the social buttons below. Your feedback on the post is welcome. Please leave it in the comments. If you have electronic repair articles to share with us, please contact us HERE.
P.S- If you enjoyed reading this, click here to subscribe to my blog (free subscription). That way, you’ll never miss a post. You can also forward this website link to your friends and colleagues-thanks!
Note: You may check out previous post about fixing active speaker in the below link:
December 5, 2016 at 10:22 am
Good job, Suranga.
December 5, 2016 at 11:11 am
Locating a broken pin so easily, is not an easy one, unless one's approach is thorough! Similarly, replacing only a connector inside the tuner is also a rare job done by technicians! Usually, they will suggest a replacement straightaway! This shows your commitment and concern for a customer! Good job!
Albert van Bemmelen
December 5, 2016 at 3:00 pm
The repairs that require mechanical repair instead of the usual common electronic repairs are mostly the hardest. Professional job Mr.Suranga!
December 5, 2016 at 3:30 pm
Good job! Suranga
December 5, 2016 at 10:06 pm
A mechanic repair, but anyway another device saved from the dump.
December 6, 2016 at 10:16 am
Good job Suranga.
This tuner seems to have survived quite a few rough years and you gave him a new life. Well done.
December 6, 2016 at 5:33 pm
This is wonderful. A simple repair that can restore the happiness to many people whose only connection to the outside world is from the TV picture
December 9, 2016 at 6:31 am
Oh, thanx for des articles atleast hooked more tips in solving many faulty tvs back to point i hv a clients 17 inch tv lg chain made boards bt it has aproblem go to standby after a minute & it can be switched on by remote press p+/p- buttons nothing yet dc voltages are normal&flyback receivng 110v constant so what could be problem?
January 21, 2023 at 10:25 am
Singer crt tv blinking ledproblem