lg televisions

Information about the problems and breakdowns of LG televisions that were reported from 2014 to 2021.

Common problems: fire, glass shattering, smoke.

Faulty modules: buttons, glass, rack, screen.


18 issues reported

LG 26LD350

  • Date: 1/3/2014

The State Fire Department responded to a report of a fire in a television. Upon Arrival they found the back of the TV melted and burned at the coaxial connection. A coaxial cable was connected at the time of the fire.

LG 55LM6400

  • Date: 6/10/2014

A 39-YOM stated that his television began making occasional light clicking sounds. Hours later, the clicking got louder and more frequent and the TV started smoking. He unplugged the TV, but the power light was still on. He lifted the back of the TV and got shocked.

LG 37CS560-UE

  • Date: 3/21/2016

Consumer reported that inside of TV caught on fire while 13 YOF was watching it. Consumer stated that It could not have been outlet because TV was connected to surge protection power strip. DVD player had no problems, nor phone that was charging.

LG 50PK950

  • Date: 4/18/2017

36 YOM reported that recently TV was on fire. As he plugged in TV, he heard sparkling noise & then saw fire coming out from back of TV to cable. He immediately unplugged it & put out fire.

LG 37LV3500

  • Date: 9/27/2017

65 YOM reports that the TV was in use when it produced a popping sound, followed by more popping sounds. Smoke then came from the top vents and other areas of the casing. Consumer turned off the TV, unplugged it, and moved it outside. The smoke set off a fire alarm.

LG 55EC9300

  • Date: 12/10/2017

I had been watching television for about 3 hours when all of a sudden it made a large pop, the screen went black & smoke started coming out of the top & sparks were shooting out the bottom. It made another pop with more smoke & sparks. I cut the power & the sparks stopped.


  • Date: 2/7/2018

64 YOM consumer was removing a cable from his TV and TV tipped and fell on consumer. Consumer injured his back. Consumer found that that the stand of the TV is too small. Consumer states that newer models have better stands.

LG 50PT350-UD

  • Date: 8/17/2018

It is reported that fire originated in television at a house . The TV was in use & had been turned off prior to the incident. A 38 YOF discovered fire in the TV . A 41 YOM suffered minor smoke inhalation; he refused EMS but was coughing. 38 YOF & 5 YOM suffered no injuries.

LG 55UJ6300

  • Date: 11/29/2019

Feet at both ends of TV are in form of arch & made of flimsy plastic. When no one was in room, portion of front of arch on both sides broke off causing TV to fall forward & off TV stand. Consumer believes that there may be possible fire hazard as electric wires were stretched

LG 43UM69

  • Date: 4/24/2020

Consumer reports that after smelling smoke they discovered their 2 month old tv was the reason., despite not being turned on. The unit had caught fire spontaneously. They unplugged it and covered it with a blanket. The screen was melting and not useable. Fire hazard.

LG 65UJ6300

  • Date: 6/4/2020

The consumer reported that the legs on the flat screen TV split causing the TV to fall to the floor while no one was home. The consumer stated that the TV was only two years old and beyond fixing.

LG 65UK6500AUA

  • Date: 6/22/2020

The buttons on the remote control for TV is keeping falling off. They started falling off two months after purchase. So far 10 buttons have fallen off, she taped them back in place, The consumer is concerned about children and pets that may find and swallow the buttons.

LG 65UJ6300-UA

  • Date: 11/30/2020

TV has two legs on each end, creating wide V shape on each end. TV was sitting on large stand & had about 6" of extra space, beyond legs on each side. Recently TV fell on its own landing on floor when no one was near TV. TV stand was pressed inward where TV hit it.

LG 65SJ9500

  • Date: 12/8/2020

62 YO consumer reports that the television screen detached from the frame and fell forward as It was mounted against the wall. This is dangerous safety and potentially fire hazard that could cause serious injury.

LG 43UM6910PUA

  • Date: 5/14/2021

Female consumer reports that she screwed the elgs onto the television as instructed but noted that the screws seemed short and did not tighten. Over time she noticed that the legs were wobbly. The television tipped over and hit her on the head. She suffered a concussion.

LG 49SK8000PUA

  • Date: 5/19/2021

Consumer reports that the TV was placed o an entertainment center. After 15 months the unit fell forward and hit heir 2 YOF daughter on the side of the head. The screws on the stand that came with the tv had stripped from the plstic sheath. Unstable.

LG 50 inch

  • Date: 7/20/2021

38 YOM consumer reports that the universal swivel tv stand base was placed on a dresser with the tv on it and a stream bar. While in another room he heard a loud crash and found the TV and stream bar upside down on the floor and the glass base shattered.

LG 65UJ6300

  • Date: 7/23/2021

Recently the plastic TV leg stands holding the heavy TV up snapped in half and the TV toppled over, and as result the screen cracked. The TV was on, but no one was near it. The TV screen was completely ruined and the TV is no longer functional.

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