Soldering iron, de-solder braid, Phillips screwdriver, flat blade screwdriver. This is not guaranteed to solve all problems but in most cases this is the issue with this model. When you insert the replacement capacitors be sure to line up the polarity stripe on the cap the same direction as the old cap came out. When turned on it emits a high pitched sound, the back light comes on for probably 2 seconds each time the power switch is pressed. Hi Iv’e undone the 4 screws at the back of the stand but I can’t remove it. It’s one of those things that doesn’t happen very much, and of course TVs and monitors are quite similar.
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The capacitors are mf 25v electrolytic caps. When turned on it emits a high pitched sound, the back light comes on for probably 2 seconds each time the power switch dell e173fpf pressed.
Dis-assembly and Repair of a Dell E173FPf Monitor
After the case is seperate remove the monitor and set the case halves to the side for later reassembly. Dell e173fpf is very surprising to see how many different brands of monitors can be repaired by just replacing a few capacitors.
If its a dell e173fpf cable has another end that comes off on the monitor side check that connection too. When the stand is off you can remove the back case by inserting a small flat blade screwdriver in the slot on the bottom.
Good luck and good repairing! If you have questions just email me.
Dell e173fpf first thing to do is remove the power and signal cables. Hello, Dell e173fpf have the set available e1733fpf purchase on our web site at: I can put together some dis-assembly guides if you think they would help others.
We have repaired flat panel TVs that have the same problem as this, just a capacitor or two.
You will also need the following electronic parts: The 2 capacitors dell e173fpf circled below. Hi Iv’e undone the 4 screws at the back of e173pf stand but I can’t remove it.
It really is amazing that e173fpd lowly little part like a capacitor or transistor can kill so many different types of products. Did you make this project? Whether or not I am able to fix my monitor, you taught me how do do it. You can look at the board and see the tops of the caps have a bulge on them, this is a sure way to tell they are blown.
We have repair guides for other LCD monitors on our site dell e173fpf http: The voltage was the same, but dell e173fpf capacitance was more than twice what was originally built in.
To remove the dell e173fpf you need to unscrew the 7 screws marked by yellow circles.
dell e173fpf If this Instructables guide we will show you how to dis-assemble the monitor and replace the parts needed to repair the most common problem – the blinking power led or no power at all.
Dell e173fpf do the repair you will need the following tools: Next unplug the LCD panel from the electronics and unplug the backlight tubes white and pink 2 wire plugs. Is there a technique I should be using?
Dis-assembly and Repair of a Dell EFPf Monitor
I was just thinking how TVs used to be repaired more often, a transistor or like these monitors a cap’. Haunted Robotic Teddy Bear. The parts are cheap if you do it yourself but can dell e173fpf expensive if you call a repair center.
I hate these darn things. I’d love to dell e173fpf a look at the s173fpf site mentioned in this instructable, but Chrome keeps reporting that it drops malware, are you aware of this? This is not guaranteed to solve all problems but in most cases this is the issue with this model.
There dell e173fpf many Dell EFPf monitor in use and many will have power supply issues. I depl up salvaging 2 capacitors of dell e173fpf an old motherboard.
That threw me a little when I was searching to buy the caps. I found a 17″ Sceptre monitor. What would interest me personally, is how you identify dell e173fpf defective components. Be sure to check our dell e173fpf site at http: Where exactly can i buy the capicitor – mf 25v electrolytic caps.
When you insert the replacement capacitors be sure to line up the polarity stripe on the cap the same direction as the old cap came out. Share it with us! When this happens, usually the cable is not plugged in all ddell way. OK, if they’re obviously bulged or blown it’s easy I suppose. That component is a mosfet transistor that looks sorted, replace that with same number and also dell e173fpf cap that del the end bubbled out.
Although dell e173fpf catalog is not nearly as complete as Mouser. The old mF was dropped a long e173flf ago.