william johnson: This advice was right on target, very easy fix thank you. I guess some of
the DLPs are set up differently as I needed to type the switch facing
downwards. Some folks said they had to have it facing upwards. I was almost
ready to go out and buy a new TV, but didn't want to since it is placed in
the basement and it only used during football season. You saved me roughly
$1,500.00. Thanks again
Rachel del Valle: This was very helpful. Thank you very much for your help. Can that
particular switch be replaced? and if so, Whats the name of the switch?
Chickenberrd: John from delocated fixing tvs
Sand Rose: It puts the electrical tape on the tv!
OmegaPhattyAcid: Just saved me like $500! You make me dance kind sir
WizardsMachine: I was gonna throw out my TV. You saved me at least a grand. Thanks. It so
nice that the CIA produces these Public Service Announcements.
pepperj: "it puts the tape on the switch thin or else it gets the hose again"
jaton leonard: Did you mean thank you buffalo bill!? Lol
It puts the lotion in the basket.
Henry Helfman: Thank you Satan
Iain Macfarlane: Once you have put the tv in the deep dark dungeon in the basement, "now put
the lotion in the basket, put the lotion in the basket"...I must have slept
through this part of Silence of the Lambs
oscar cabrera: the voice tho so deep
ele rich: Whats wrong with your voice dude!but thanks for the help
Mark Bernhardt: This did it! I bought a new bulb for nothing! Well, at least I have a spare
now! Thank you!!!!!!
Richard DiTore: I tried this with the switch down but it still shuts off by itself. Ugh! I
taped the switch in the down position. someone else said they positioned
the switch up. Maybe I'll try that next.
ratvespa: or if you want to avoid doing it ghetto with electrical tape, you could
unplug the small plug going to the switch, either jump the wires together
at the plug, or cut and solder the wires together.
SuperOnligee: how's the witness protection plan going?
lued vic: This fixed my TV, I thought it was the bulb going bad. However, the blue
switch needs to pointing UP, not down.
I still don't get why the need for the disguised voice and why your hand in
a latex glove...what are you trying to hide? lol jk
Kurt Hagemeister: Awesome video. This fixed the problem immediately. My TV is 7 years old,
and I thought it was the bulb going bad. But, this switch seemed to be the
main issue. The video should make it clear though that the switch needs to
be in the UP position as you're looking at it from the back. I love the
weird disguised voice too - it adds a unique flair to the video.
George Griffing: This is one SCARY video. Why is it so dark why the gloves; why does he
mask his voice; why does he tell us to unplug the tv after we have already
electrocuted ourselves? BTW: I called Samsung and they politely told me to
go to Hell. I tried the tape the switch down trick and my tv has stayed on
now for 6 hours. One variation, however, I did the job in the light
without gloves and used Duct tape. BTW2: I think Dave has a future in
making scary Youtubes - maybe something about visiting the Samsung
headquarters at night with gloves on voice masked and throwing a switch
causing the entire corporation to be transported North to Pyongyang ....
John Falvey: I think the owners were locked in the closet, you can hear them trying to
kick the door open.
Jason Rodda: why the dodgy voice ??? seriously like its stupid
M Young: is that john from delocated
trips2uranus: "and then you open the vent to expose the body you have mutilated". Thanks
for the vid. No one it going to get you, you don't have to go through all
Christy Love Turner: Your a dork..shut up
clicheskates1: Never seen a more suspiciously fixed tv ever
Eddie C: the video won't play! Agrrrr!
Stan Doris: After watching this video, I was able to fix my Samsung DLP. The tv kept
turning off on it's own and after replacing the bulb today, the tv wouldn't
turn on. After putting electrical tape on the switch to keep it up, the tv
came on with no problem and it didn't turn off. Thanks for posting this
Robert Drake: Here's the crow bar...
Aztec MC: I have the exact same tv. it turns off & red light blinks... it's not the
switch, bulb, or wheel. Any ideas? I had a quote at a repair shop for $350,
but that's the price of a new TV.
edmedina21: I had problem spoke to repair shop. Make sure cover is tightly fastened and
secure. My Samsung DLP no longer turns offf.
Jeremy Miner: Satan, is that you?
angel esparza: nice of you to say to unplug the tv at the end of the video ;)
MrJmr1974: DUDE!!!! your horror movie material...from squeaky to spooky puberty ain't
mike scully: Is this Barry white ?
Evan Tipton: not gonna lie... voice was kinda strange BUT... this totally fixed my
problem!!! THANK YOU!!!
Steve Mathews: YOU ROCK MAN! Worked like a charm on my Samsung HL-P6163W. THANK YOU!!
John Homs: Thank you, Dave!!! This is a great service...completely fixed my problem
and saved me so much money and the humiliation of getting ripped off! Long
live the Internet! (And, Davedabah!)
Don S.: This is an actual Best Buy Repair technique, folks. Love this vid!
davedahbah, I checked my last ext warranty service call and there was 'fix
switch' some $360 charge from Best Buy repair. Opened the back and there
was small piece of tape. It was loose so I reseated the switch with new
tape. Hmm, no joy in Mudville for us. It's more than just the switch. So,
on to looking at bulbs, I guess. Thanks for the vid.
Oscar Oxford: Awesome! Thank you so much! Mister y Man!
Scoony Marshall: Thanks for the upload! This actually worked!
Edson Hong: How is the witness protection going?
Eric Helpenstell: Thanks -
Joseph Martinez: nice video but it didn't work for me
ISubForSub1: Thank you so much man it fixed my problem just for that I am going to Like
Favorite & subscribe
Traci Currier: OMG I could hug and kiss you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! My husband changed the DLP
Chip and we could NOT figure out why the TV kept shutting off...found your
video and PRESTO!!!! Our TV is fixed AND No more dots...I'm with the rest
of you guys Long Live The Internet!!! Wooop!
J.T. Stockert: This worked, thanks to catch a predator guy!!!
frankyblk: It helped with my problem thanks man.
kam175: Wow, it worked perfectly!! Thank you for sharing!!
forcebwitya: Just saw this, haven't tried it yet, but thank god... I thought it was a
CharlieCheapshot: Probably overheat protection. Try cleaning/blowing off the components,
especially the fans, heatsinks and vents. compressed air, either can or
compressor works well and wear some rubber or latex gloves to avoid static
from damaging any components.
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