How to Fix a Samsung Smart TV Clicking When Powered

Introduction

Samsung Televisions use a combination of metal and plastic material in their sets. These materials are subject to expansion and contraction due to temperature changes. With expansion or contraction you may occasionally hear popping or cracking sound. These noises are usually harmless.

Samsung tv with graphics depicting the cracking noises

This guide will help you determine if the sound is a symptom of something that requires repair.

? When does your television make the clicking noise?

  1. All the time
  2. Only when powered on or off

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Samsung Televisions use a combination of metal and plastic material in their sets. These materials are subject to expansion and contraction due to temperature changes. With expansion or contraction you may occasionally hear popping or cracking sound. These noises are usually harmless.

Samsung tv with graphics depicting the cracking noises

This guide will help you determine if the sound is a symptom of something that requires repair.

Your television appears to be having a hardware issue that will require repair.
  • The popping or cracking noises you hear after you turn off your TV are caused by different parts inside the TV contracting as they cool.
  • It is caused by the thermal expansion the metal chassis of the TV goes through during the warm-up phase. These sounds are normal, and happen in a variety of different environments.
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