How To Guides

How to Fix a Fuse in a Fuse Box

How to Fix a Fuse in a Fuse Box

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An overload may occur if there are too many appliances plugged in in a room, sending too much current to the breaker. Power will go out in just that section of the home. If the fuses in your box are have glass windows, visually inspect them. The windows will have turned gray-ish black or you will be able to see a broken fuse.
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Common Samsung TV Capacitor Issues

Common Samsung TV Capacitor Issues

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Several years ago, Samsung released TV models with underrated and faulty capacitors. Some symptoms of failed TV capacitors are: pink dot/start up problems, slow start up, after start up the picture starts to disappear, flickering of the TV screen, clicking noise, sound/power LED is on but there is no picture.
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How to Replace a Fuse (Glass and Ceramic)

How to Replace a Fuse (Glass and Ceramic)

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If the fuse is blown, remove it. Be sure the power is off and no voltage is present. Fuse pullers make this step easy but if you don’t have one, grab screwdriver or pliers. Gently pry the fuse out by the ends. If the fuse tubing is glass, be careful to not crush the tubing.  
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How To Test A Fuse (With Pictures)

How To Test A Fuse (With Pictures)

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Be sure you know which fuse is blown before buying a replacement. Although it is easy to inspect glass fuses for continuity, most fuses are solid and cannot be inspected visually. We like testing our fuses with either a multimeter or a continuity tester. Touch the metal tips to the opposite ends of the fuse. Fuses are not polarized
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Repair Your TV

Repair Your TV

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Here are easy-to-follow videos on repairing some of the most common TV issues. Learn how to remove the board, replace a failed capacitor, choose a capacitor replacement, and use a soldering iron, wick, and pump.

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Fuse 101

Fuse 101

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A fuse is essentially a short piece of wire designed to self-destruct in the event of an electrical overload. There are many varieties of fuses with different specifications such as amperage, voltage, blow type, size, and material.
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