samsung televisions

Information about the problems and breakdowns of Samsung televisions that were reported from 2011 to 2022.

Common problems: burning, electrical, explosion, fire, glass shattering, leaking, melting, overheating, sharp edges, smell, smoke.

Faulty modules: buttons, display, door, gasket, glass, rack, screen.


129 issues reported

Samsung HPS4253

  • Date: 3/11/2011

Consumer says the TV was powered in the on position for an hour when smoke was pouring from the back of the set. Consumer unplugged the unit from the wall outlet & placed it outside. There was a plastic burning odor in the home.

Samsung TX82779H

  • Date: 5/3/2011

Television started on fire. Consumer disconnected it from the wall while it was burning & saw fire inside the back beginning to melt the outer case. Consumer used water to put it out.

Samsung PN63B590T5F

  • Date: 5/28/2011

65 YOM reports that the glass base of the plasma televison set exploded and sent gundred of pieces of glass flying in all directions. Debris covered area 20' wide. TV was not in use. Consumer's wife sustained a laceration when she picked up a piece of the glass.

Samsung UN55B8000XFXZA

  • Date: 8/9/2011

Tv made a loud crackling noise during use. Consumer inspected the unit & found out that the TV set's base had shattered and plastics pieces were coming from the bottom of the TV set all over the TV table and the floor. Laceration hazard.

Samsung LNT4665FX/XAA

  • Date: 11/7/2011

Consumer reports that while the LCD television was on and acting normally, a loud bang came from the TV and the screen went blank and within a minute a second bang came from the TV and smoke started pouring out of the top vents with boiling noise coming from inside the unit.

Samsung UN32D5500

  • Date: 12/5/2011

Consumer stated that the television base exploded shattering pieces as far as 11 feet & the force shifted the remote from its place. Consumer stated that this had happened to several of these products. Consumer is concerned for the safety hazard of this unit.

Samsung UN37C000QFXZA

  • Date: 12/21/2011

A glass TV stand which supported a 37 inch television exploded while the television was not power in the on position. The glass shattered into various size pieces & flew a feet across the room. There is one side of the TV stand that is still intact & still supporting the TV.

Samsung LN40C650L1F

  • Date: 1/5/2012

Glass base on television exploded into pieces when unit was off. 21 YOM heard loud noise similar to breaking window. Pieces were found as far as 15-20 feet away.

Samsung TXT3092WH

  • Date: 1/20/2012

Consumer was watching television & it started smoking, so it was unplugged. Few days later, it was plugged back in & consumer got the same smell. There was slim picture that split into 3 pictures in middle of screen.

Samsung HP-S4253

  • Date: 1/31/2012

The TV was turned on & all of a sudden the fire alarm went on. Owner noticed a poisons smell & later noticed clouds of smoke pouring down. The owner found out that burned part is located in the upper middle back side on the TV .The firefighters responded to examine.

Samsung LNT5271FX/XAA

  • Date: 2/16/2012

Consumer reports that sometimes when the television is on, the picture is halfway on the screen. He says this happened 3 times and was caused by capacitor and power supply malfunctions melting the electrical system. He says and parts have been replaced twice.

Samsung HP-S4273

  • Date: 2/26/2012

Consumer reports that while they were watching television on the plasma TV, it began smoking. Consumer says she quickly unplugged the TV before it caught on fire.

Samsung LN46D630M3FXZA

  • Date: 3/6/2012

First TV lost picture & then starts billowing out smoke from back of it. Consumer stated that even after TV was repaired, replaced part was same part # & type as one removed, so this one could also smoke out.

Samsung LNT5271FX/XAA

  • Date: 3/13/2012

Consumer reports that the televisions have faulty power supplies. Consumer states that his television's power supply failed, and was replaced. The capacitor was melted and replaced. The television has failed again. Consumer considers the television to be a fire hazard.

Samsung HP-S4253

  • Date: 3/13/2012

Consumer reports that while watching television, smoke began to rise from the rear of the TV. Consumer says he did not see flames but heard crackling while smoke rose from behing the TV. He had to cut power to the TV and dismount it from the wall.

Samsung LN52B610A5FXZA

  • Date: 4/24/2012

Consumer was watching TV when the glass base on the TV exploded into a million pieces. The glass flew about 10 feet in various directions. The consumer states that it is a very forceful explosion and extremely dangerous to anyone that is near it when it happens.

Samsung "46"" TV"

  • Date: 4/27/2012

Consumer came home from work & noticed that TV base had exploded & shards of glass were all over apartment. TV was off and had no damage. No one was around when this happened.

Samsung PN50B650S1FXZA

  • Date: 5/11/2012

The glass base on plasma TV exploded and glass flew everywhere. No one was in the room at the time. Consumer stated that now the TV is unstable with what is left for base which consists of a much smaller metal plate.

Samsung UN55C63005FXZC

  • Date: 5/14/2012

A 38-YOF reported that their 55" television was off or not in use around midnight when a loud crash was heard and the base of the television was found to have exploded like a bomb. Consumer reports injury to herself.

Samsung Smart TV

  • Date: 5/23/2012

Consumer reports that the TV base that had been detached from the television at least 9 months ago and stored in laundry room exploded in the middle of the night. Consumer reports injury to herself.

Samsung LNT4061F

  • Date: 8/17/2012

Consumer stated that the television had been on for about 6 hours when his wife noticed smoke coming from the back of the television set. She immediately unplugged the set. She stated that the power cord area & the power cord have melted. The set was repaired earlier.

Samsung HL61A750A1F

  • Date: 9/12/2012

TV started smoking heavily from rear of unit, mainly smoking from left bottom corner area. It continued smoking even after TV was turned off with remote control. Consumer stated that he was forced to turn off electrical circuit breaker to avoid potential fire.

Samsung LN46C630K1F

  • Date: 10/22/2012

While a 56 YOM was watching TV, the glass base of the TV spontaneously exploded sending glass fragments across the room. No one was injured.

Samsung SVE-HCL5515W/XAA

  • Date: 10/27/2012

Consumer reported that television caught fire after upgrading from regular cable to hd cable. no injury.

Samsung LN46A850S1F

  • Date: 11/19/2012

Consumer stated that the children were watching the television, when they noticed smoke coming from behind the TV. The consumer looked behind the TV & noticed a hot spot. He unplugged TV & noticed that the backing was melted & cracked. The melted spot was about 4" round.

Samsung LN46C600F3XZA

  • Date: 11/20/2012

While Watching television, consumer heard loud pop, screen went black but still had sound. Consumer Smelled burning plastic & unplugged unit. Hour & half later consumer attempted to see if television would work, plugged it in & smoke was visible from back. fire hazard.

Samsung LN46B750U1F

  • Date: 11/21/2012

26 YOF & 33 YOM heard 'boom!' & next morning they found chunks & shards of glass all over floor. Turns out 'Boom!' was TV's glass base explosion. She stated that while cleaning, shards punctured her skin & cut her. She received 1st aid from non-medical professional.

Samsung PN50C550G1F

  • Date: 1/8/2013

While watching TV, the glass base exploded, sending glass pieces into the air. The small metal base is still standing, but the entire glass base over the metal has broken into thousands of particles. A 24 YOF sustained injury, however no medical attention needed.

Samsung HT-AS730ST/XAA

  • Date: 2/5/2013

Consumer reported that Home Theater System caught on fire. Flames were present but didn't cause bodily or property damage other than unit itself. Unit was not in use at time & was not amplifying sound.

Samsung PN42C450B1D

  • Date: 2/23/2013

The connection between stand & standguide which comes with the television broke. There are plastic screw bosses in which screws are inserted to connect two parts of stand which is integrated with the flat screen tv. The flat screen TV could have fallen over & hurt someone.

Samsung HP-S4253

  • Date: 3/4/2013

Consumer reported that Flat screen TV catched on fire.

Samsung LN-T4665F

  • Date: 5/1/2013

Consumer reported that they heard loud pop while in other room & ran to living room where TV was emitting thick smoke with an electrical burning smell. TV was quickly unplugged and set outside.

Samsung LNT4665FX/XAA

  • Date: 7/28/2013

TV was on when a hissing/clicking sound was heard, followed by a very loud bang along with a momentary fireball under the TV. Smoke billowed out of the top & the screen went blank. Consumer unplugged TV & it smoked for 10 minutes. It was connected to surge protector.

Samsung UE40B7000WW

  • Date: 8/21/2013

Glass base stand that is attached to 60 YOM's TV exploded, sending small and large pieces of glass flying all over consumers' lounge. This was accompanied by a very loud bang. No one was injured in the incident.

Samsung UN46C6300SF

  • Date: 9/16/2013

Consumer reported that the base of the television spontaneously, explosively shattered sending glass particles across the room. This happened when the TV was not on & had not been since the night before. Nothing had fallen on the base and the TV had not fallen over.

Samsung UN60ES7100F

  • Date: 10/21/2013

32 YOM's TV was on and then it turned off and smoke shot out the back; flame reflections (orange) were seen in the darkness.

Samsung LNT325HX/XHA

  • Date: 12/31/2013

TV caught fire while being watched. Screen went dark. Unit started cycling on & off emitting audible on-off signal & illuminating on-off light under TV screen. Then smoke poured out of top & back with noxious burning odor. 22 YOM & 64 YOM were injured & received no aid.

Samsung UN55F6400

  • Date: 1/9/2014

The consumer stated that she assembled the base to the television, it appeared unbalanced and it fell over to the floor 2 weeks later. She is concerned that if a child was present when this incident occurred it would have been fatal. She feels that this TV is a safety hazard.

Samsung UN55C8000XFXZA

  • Date: 1/22/2014

Consumer stated that recently TV stopped turning on & when they pushed power button TV screen doesn't turn on, instead, it clicks over & over. Upon looking at back of TV 30 YOM received strong electric shock. They noticed odd smell of something high heating or burning.

Samsung LN26C450

  • Date: 2/9/2014

After about 10 minutes I heard a sizzling sound, then saw sparks. There was smoke from the back of the set, then a loud "pop" and the TV died. A weird smell followed. There was no storm outside at the time and the TV has always been plugged into a surge protector.

Samsung UN55F6300-AFXZF

  • Date: 2/19/2014

Consumer reported that his flat screen television poses hazard because supporting base of television doesn't have any way to be anchored to entertainment center. If positioned on fat surface, using included TV base stand, it can fall from surface and injure consumer.

Samsung LNT4665FXIXAA

  • Date: 2/28/2014

Consumer turned on his TV and began to play a video game on it. After about 5 mins, it made a popping noise as it shut itself off, made a sizzling noise, and then smoked out of the top of the TV. The TV then went completely dead and not responding to remote or manual buttons.

Samsung Smart TV UN40D600SF

  • Date: 3/10/2014

The base of the TV or stand exploded and shattered into 100s of pieces. The TV had not been on nor did anything hit it or fall on it. It just exploded and shattered.

Samsung UN46D6300SFX2A

  • Date: 5/7/2014

The glass TV base exploded sending shards of glass 15 ft across the room. I woke up to the mess in the morning. The TV was not on, and the last time it was turn off was 6:30 am the prior morning. It had not been on since.

Samsung LN40C630K1FXZA

  • Date: 5/17/2014

33 YOF reports that the glass base of the television exploded while the TV was in use. Some pieces were thrown 1-5 feet away and some hit a sliding glass door. The TV did not malfunction. Consumer considers the TV to be dangerous.

Samsung UN50F6800

  • Date: 6/1/2014

Consumer reported that 23 YOM returned from vacation to find his TV face down on the floor & the screen smashed. Consumer stated that the stand of TV is flimsy - a chrome branch style stand.

Samsung PN50A650T1FXZA

  • Date: 6/8/2014

I was watching TV when all of a sudden there was a loud pop then burning smell and fire coming out on the back of the TV from the power supply. I unplug the TV and put out the fire. The power plug on the back of the TV is melted.

Samsung NSSB600VFXZA

  • Date: 6/11/2014

Consumer reported that her television base exploded. It sounded like a gunshot through the window and there was glass everywhere. No injuries.

Samsung PN50C550G1F

  • Date: 6/21/2014

42 YOF reported that while they slept, the television stand for television exploded, sending glass all over living room.

Samsung PN608860Y1FXZA

  • Date: 9/8/2014

Consumer reported that while he & his wife were outside in yard he heard loud crash. His wife came in house & discovered TV on floor. TV screen was not shattered but inside were cracked. TV was broken off of crystal base. He stated that this 60 lbs TV can potentially tip over

Samsung PN60F5300BFX2A

  • Date: 9/13/2014

4 YOM pulled TV down on his head, shattering TV & hurting his head. TV stand has contact with furniture in 4 small feet/legs. Stand is not stable & doesn't provide necessary support to prevent TV from turning over from being bumped. 4 YOM received first aid.

Samsung HPT5054X/XAA

  • Date: 10/6/2014

A 35 YOF reports that while her husband was watching football, the screen image went out. The sound went as well after a little while. The next day, turned on the TV & noted it was smoking, & just making a clicking sound. She smelled burning & the TV was making buzzing sound.

Samsung UN50F6350AFXZA

  • Date: 12/12/2014

The consumer stated that her television started on fire by itself while she was watching. There was a big red flame behind the TV. She unplugged the TV so fire has stopped. The mfr has offered to fix the TV, but the consumer is not comfortable using this TV in her home.

Samsung Plasma TV PN51E550D1FXZA

  • Date: 1/4/2015

Television while in use, it was noticed there was a spot on the left corner in a triangle shape , where all the pixels were out. The bezel where the pixels were out was melted. No Injury.

Samsung LN32B460B2D

  • Date: 2/26/2015

Pedestal that supported TV exploded while 65 YOF was sitting nearby. Glass shards were everywhere. She wanted to replace this product with one made of plastic, but was informed that replacement would also be made from glass.

Samsung LN52B63ON1FXZA

  • Date: 5/25/2015

The consumer reports that the glass stand on their 52" television exploded all over the TV cabinet and living room floor.

Samsung UN32EH4003FXZA

  • Date: 6/29/2015

Consumer reported that TV tipped over on its face front & screen cracked. They had TV for only three months. Consumer stated that base on TV was 4" wide front to back & it couldn't support weight of TV & it leaned to its front at 85 degree angle.

Samsung UN32EH4003FXZA

  • Date: 7/1/2015

TV tipped over & screen cracked when unit fell onto its face. TV hit corner of wood TV stand. TV tilted to front, rather than standing at 90-degree angle. Cable kept TV from falling to floor.

Samsung HPT5054X/XAA

  • Date: 9/22/2015

The consumer stated that their television started on fire 5 minutes after it was turned on for the second time on the day. It had program sounds, but no picture.

Samsung PN60E6500EFXZA

  • Date: 1/27/2016

While consumer was watching TV a short developed and kicked breaker off. Consumer had loud cracking & popping sound & small amount of smoke before breaker tripped. Consumer has arc fault breakers in house.

Samsung UN50F5500AF

  • Date: 2/6/2016

I was watching TV & noticed a bright light in the lower left corner of my TV, as I watched it got bigger & then a red spot appeared & it grew bigger also. I went to the TV & saw that it was on fire & immediately unplugged it. The frame & the screen were melted & hot.

Samsung LN32C350D1DXZA

  • Date: 2/22/2016

My children were in my room watching cartoons on it but they came out telling me that something smelt really bad. I go into my bedroom to see smoke & sparks coming out of the back of the TV. There was no picture on the screen but sound still coming out.

Samsung WMN100C

  • Date: 2/25/2016

Consumer and his wife were in their bedroom watching television when it came crashing down. They saw that it was due to wall mount's circular supporting discs that broke.

Samsung WMN3000BX

  • Date: 3/18/2016

I would like to report a high safety hazard regarding the TV Mount. I used this mount to attach my TV to the wall. After 2 yrs, without any warning, the mount has failed: TV fell on the floor damaging a table, tiles.

Samsung PN50A450P1DXZA

  • Date: 6/9/2016

TV caught on fire at the cable end that was plugged to the TV.

Samsung LN-T5271F

  • Date: 6/27/2016

TV wall mount broke in half causing 70.1 lbs. TV to fall. No one was in the house at the time.

Samsung Plasma TV PN50B550T2F

  • Date: 8/19/2016

The consumer reported that the tempered glass television (base) stand disintegrated causing the TV to fall. He stated that the glass pieces shattered throughout the room posing a safety hazard. He stated that because of the incident his TV cannot operate properly.

Samsung UN50F6300AFXZA

  • Date: 9/26/2016

While watching TV the screen suddenly disappeared but the sound continued. On the bottom left of the screen was a black dot getting larger as 65 YOF watched it. She touched the screen which was so hot the plastic casing around the TV was melting, & burned her finger.

Samsung LNT3242HX1XAA

  • Date: 9/29/2016

When consumer turns on TV screen goes black & TV turns off. She would smell something burning coming from TV so she had to unplug TV often. When TV wasn't unplugged it would turn on by itself sporadically. There is spot in back of TV that is melted.

Samsung UN50F6300

  • Date: 10/5/2016

[26 YOM] Turned on Television & saw a black patch on bottom left corner touching the bezel along with off color & horizontal lines. 5 minutes later smell of plastic burning prompted me to look closer at problem corner & saw plastic melting then immediately unplugged.

Samsung UN50F5500AF

  • Date: 10/10/2016

The consumer noticed striations in the image on her television screen while a pre-recorded program was paused for ~25 mins,. She turned off the TV then noticed smoke coming from a spot on the lower left corner of the screen. The spot burned through & melted the plastic frame.

Samsung HP T5064

  • Date: 11/7/2016

The consumer stated that his TV was making popping and crakling noises for the first few minutes after turning it on and again for about an hour after turning it off. One day it made a very loud popping noise and started a smoking fire causing the ceiling light to flicker.

Samsung UN55B800XF

  • Date: 11/14/2016

consumer was watching TV with his dog. The TV was mounted above the fireplace. The dog was in front of the fireplace. The dog moved from the fireplace & over to the consumer. Right afterward, the cable broke on the mount. The TV slide down, hit the mantel, then crashed.

Samsung HPS4253

  • Date: 11/16/2016

The consumer stated that they were watching TV with their three grandchildren when the living room filled with smoke and flames came out of the back of the television. They immediately removed the children from the house, unplugged the television and opened the windows.

Samsung WMN1000CX/ZA

  • Date: 12/15/2016

The consumer reported that the television wall mount failed without warning, dropping 77-pound television to the floor. The steel cable pulled out of its plastic anchor on the TV set. Theh consumer suspects the plastic anchor weakened with time and heat from TV.

Samsung UN55KS8000

  • Date: 1/12/2017

42 YOM consumer purchased a TV. The remote was bad, making the TV useless. In process of obtaining new one, consumer moved the stand to look at serial number. While doing so, the stand broke and TV slipped and cracked screen. The stand is poorly designed to hold a big TV.

Samsung UN5OJ6200AFXZA

  • Date: 1/20/2017

TV was on, when 40 YOF heard weird popping sound. She saw sparks shooting out of lower left-hand corner of TV, where screen meets bezel of frame, then sparks had become flame & part of TV was melting. She used fire extinguisher to put fire out & unplugged TV.

Samsung PN60E8000GF

  • Date: 2/21/2017

[49 YOF] My television which is 4-5 years old starting shooting off sparks & making loud fire cracking sounds nearly causing a fire. It smelled like burned plastic. The screen went black & is not working. Our wiring was checked and is fine. I have called manufacturer twice.

Samsung Smart TV BN59-01134B

  • Date: 2/26/2017

TV remote control melted batteries & leaked acid onto 67 YOF fingers when she struggled to open it, she received 1st aid. Batteries were stuck to battery compartment & interior was covered with acid. It doesn't work. This was 2nd remote, 1st was ruined by leaking batteries.

Samsung UN50J6200AFXZA

  • Date: 3/21/2017

TV was on when it started to discolor in lower right side where manual on/off switch is. It was overheating, frame & screen were melting. It prevented picture from appearing across entire screen. TV was turned off & on & it resulted that TV continuing to burn.

Samsung Series 8000 Plasma TV PN60E8000GFXZA

  • Date: 4/9/2017

43 YOM consumer's TV turned itself on and off, there were popping noises and sparks coming from backside of unit and thick and acrid smell of burned electronics was in room. Power indicator was blinking. Consumer unplugged unit to prevent further damage to unit or house.

Samsung HP-S4253

  • Date: 4/30/2017

34 YOM was watching TV when unit started having sizzling/hissing sound. Minute or two later, smoke began billowing out of back & flame began coming out. He unplugged TV & smoke stopped & flame disappeared. Prior to incident he was concerned about amount of heat TV put off.

Samsung PN60E7000

  • Date: 5/12/2017

We were watching TV and there a loud pop from the back with sparks and fire. Unplugged tv and moved it outside and it subsided.

Samsung UN50EH5000F

  • Date: 6/18/2017

The consumer stated that while watching TV, noticed a buzzing sound, followed by smoke coming out of the corner of the television and a few of the pixels were blacked out. They immediately turned it off. When tried turning on a few minutes later, the screen was still broken.

Samsung UN50J6300AFXZA

  • Date: 6/19/2017

When turned on television, noticed lines on the display that quickly deteriorated until the picture was nothing but vertical white/black lines. Smelled electrical components burning so immediately unplugged the unit. The lower left corner of bezel had begun to melt.

Samsung HP-S4233

  • Date: 6/22/2017

Consume & wife were watching TV when smoke started to come out of its top. Consumer stated that there was obviously fire inside & smoke rapidly increased, but there were no flames visible. Consumer turned off TV, pulled all plugs & took TV outside. Smoke stopped.

Samsung UN50J6200AFXZA

  • Date: 7/12/2017

55 YOM & 53 YOF had TV on & noticed something melting from inside of screen on bottom left hand corner. When husband went to investigate it, area was scorching hot. They immediately unplugged device & have only re-plugged it to do diagnostic tests company required.

Samsung PN64F5500AFXZA

  • Date: 7/14/2017

TV sparked and popped, will not turn back on. Smells like something caught fire. My 4 year old daughter was about 10 feet away from it. She did not get hurt, but it scared her and I pretty badly.

Samsung "50"" TV"

  • Date: 7/27/2017

Consumer reported that his television melts in lower right corner. Consumer smelled something burning and noticed TV was melting. Consumer had unplugged TV due to fire hazard.

Samsung UN50J6200AFXZA

  • Date: 8/8/2017

TV malfunctioned and part of TV melted. No one was in workplace building when it happened.

Samsung "50"" Plasma TV"

  • Date: 9/10/2017

39 YOF reported that TV made loud pop sounds and turned black/off. It started shooting flames out of the back and lots of smoke. She ran for the fire extinguisher and unplugged unit when it was safe to do so.

Samsung UN55J6201AF

  • Date: 10/4/2017

Consumer reported that TV stand is too small for his TV which caused it to tip-over. He stated that he tried to push TV back from falling on him which caused the screen to break. He is concerned that this TV is unsafe and could cause serious injuries if there were children.

Samsung UN50J6200AF

  • Date: 10/18/2017

When consumer turned on TV there were vertical lines on screen/display that went away after few minutes. Recently it happened again. While 16 YOF walked by TV she touched lower left hand corner of unit & area was so hot, plastic was melting & she burned finger, no 1st aid.

Samsung UN50J6300AF

  • Date: 11/11/2017

Children turned on TV & saw strange colored lines & white dot on screen in bottom corner with red in it. Switching channels & turning unit on & off didn't fix it. 47 YOM smelled burning smell & observed that left corner of TV melted. He touched it, & it was extremely hot.

Samsung UN50F6300AF

  • Date: 11/28/2017

The consumer stated that they noticed vertical lines that ran across their LED television. A few days later the screen went black. They noticed a white spot on the screen in the lower right hand corner and the plastic frame in that area was extremely hot and appeared melting.

Samsung Smart TV UN50J6200AFXZA

  • Date: 2/6/2018

49 YOF consumer's TV malfunctioned. It went black, had colored lines down middle of screen and burning chemical odor. Frame of TV was warped, screen was melting. She turned TV off. Consumer states this is a fire hazard. She has no warranty on unit.

Samsung LN32C350D1D

  • Date: 3/9/2018

36 YOF was woken up by cracking sound in TV. Screen looked distorted & all of sudden she could smell smoke. It appeared TV screen then went back. Smoke was pouring out of back of TV & it sparked from underside. She unplugged unit.

Samsung WMN1000C

  • Date: 4/5/2018

My Television fell off the wall because my slim wall mount failed. The hanging cable ripped out of the plastic discs that were screwed to the back of the TV. No one was near the TV when it fell.

Samsung Series 6 UN50J6200

  • Date: 5/1/2018

Consumer indicated that TV began to overheat & melt in bottom left corner. The TV screen developed vertical lines and as consumer approached the unit, consumer discovered the corner melting. TV was immediately unplugged.

Samsung LN40B540P8F

  • Date: 5/17/2018

62 YO consumer heard what sounded like bunch of screws spilling on tile floor. Consumer found TV off & its tempered glass base/stand shattered into small pieces & shards. Consumer got small cuts on hands in cleaning up glass, & additional cuts on feet, no 1st aid received.

Samsung UN65MU7500F

  • Date: 5/21/2018

Recently 34 YOF noticed a melting, smoky smell & hour later her son pointed out black spot in lower right hand corner of TV. She touched TV & it was burning. She couldn’t touch it for more than second. They shut TV off immediately.

Samsung UN40C6300SF

  • Date: 6/15/2018

Consumer reported that the glass TV stand exploded, sending glass shards several feet into the room.

Samsung UN50J6200AFXZA

  • Date: 6/15/2018

The consumer, 37, stated that he turned the television on and noticed the picture would not display correctly. He smelled burning plastic and found his hand burning when he touched the bottom right corner of the TV (injury reported). He immediately unplugged the TV.

Samsung Smart TV UN50J6200AFXZA

  • Date: 6/20/2018

Consumer came home from vacation to burning smell. Consumer reported that corner of TV screen melted. Also it was hot to touch when TV turned on & there screen is shot. There were vertical lines, & no picture. Consumer contacted with manufacturer & got replacement.

Samsung UN50J6200ASXZA

  • Date: 7/16/2018

The consumer stated that she was watching TV when she noticed a black spot on the bottom left corner of the television. She went to touch the black spot and the spot was hot to the touch. The consumer is afraid that the TV may have caught fire if it was not turned off.

Samsung Smart TV UN50J5200AFXZA

  • Date: 9/12/2018

26 YOM noticed strange high pitch noise. Kids were watching TV & noise was coming from TV. He discovered what looked like smudge or something on TV's bottom left corner. He went to wipe it & burned fingers, he didn't get 1st aid. Plastic trim below screen started to melt.

Samsung UN50J6200AFXZA

  • Date: 9/15/2018

Watching Television at home right sight lower corner caught fire. I quickly unplugged tv waiting to hear back from the company.

Samsung UN48J520DAFXZA

  • Date: 9/18/2018

The consumer stated that when her son turned on his television that sits by itself on top of his dresser, the TV started to spark and smoke. As advised by the warranty company, she sprayed compressed air in the vents and plugged it in and the same sparking and smoking started

Samsung UN50J6200AFXZA

  • Date: 9/23/2018

Television was on for less than 20 minutes screen turned green, white, & gray. Room started to smell of electrical components & plastic burning. Noticed that the frame of TV was melting next to screen on bottom left corner. Also, a heat mark became visible.

Samsung UN50J6200AFXZA

  • Date: 10/21/2018

47 YOM stated that the TV started smoking and its lower left corner actually melted. This filled consumer's home with noxious fumes. He reported that he was injured, no 1st aid received.

Samsung "32"" TV"

  • Date: 11/5/2018

Recently HDTV had explosion when 63 YOF turned it on. There was loud bang like a gunshot, then cracking sound & smoke cloud. She immediately turned off power & later covered TV with towel. 63 YOF reported that she was injured & received ED treatment.

Samsung UN50F6300AF XZA

  • Date: 11/26/2018

72 YOM reported that his wife had TV on. She returned to room & noticed that TV screen was blank. TV lost video but still had sound. She notified him. He suggested she check back for reset button. She noticed burn damages near panel. TV was turned off & unplugged.

Samsung UN40F5500AF

  • Date: 1/30/2019

44 YOF consumer had plastic smell in her room. The source was the TV, which was then unplugged at night and was plugged in in the morning. When she turned it on, the plastic smell became stronger and top half of screen was turning black. She unplugged unit.

Samsung Smart TV UN65MU6290FXZA

  • Date: 2/26/2019

65" TV broken off the original TV stand and fallen from TV table, crashed to ground. Consumer stated that V-shaped TV stand for big screen TV is an unsafe product, it has defect. TV stand has broken closed to the middle of the night and no one was near the TV.

Samsung LN40C550J1FXZA

  • Date: 5/7/2019

The consumer reported that the tempered glass [stand supporting the television] exploded into large chunks and hundreds of small pieces all over the bedroom.

Samsung S-Series Ultra HD Smart TV UN65JS8500

  • Date: 1/11/2020

I own a TV model purchase 4 years ago. Recently, we noticed distortion & light bleed around edges of screen. These areas also were extremely hot to touch. I did online search & found many incidents of this problem. My concern is extreme heating occurring poses fire hazard

Samsung UN55JS7000FXZA

  • Date: 7/15/2020

Consumer reports that the television stand is warped and unsafe for use. There is potential for it to tip over and possible injure someone as well as damage the product it is intended to hold up. This unit is defective and unsafe for consumers.

Samsung UN65JS8500FXZA

  • Date: 8/19/2020

Consumer's television screen became exceedingly hot to touch. It also developed a dark ghost shadow from the pixel lights burning through the screen. Manufacturer was uncooperative. Consumer states this is not an isolated incident.

Samsung UN50J6200AFXZA

  • Date: 9/4/2020

The Consumer reported that the lower right corner of the television melted and burned through the screen.

Samsung UN50EH5300

  • Date: 2/3/2021

53 YOF consumer reports that the TV screen started malfunctioning and then she noticed that the corner of the screen was white. Upon touching the cotner it was hot to the touch and melting and the unit smelled like burned plastic or electronics. Fire/Burn hazard.

Samsung UN65JS8500FXZA

  • Date: 3/23/2021

Consumer reports that picture on their TV is distorted. A dark area appears in the middle of the screen. Also, the paint on the wall next to the TV was melted because the TV got very hot. Consumer contacted the firm and was advised to discontinue using the product.

Samsung UN55D6450UFXZA H301

  • Date: 5/4/2021

The Consumer reported that the [glass] base on their television exploded.

Samsung UN50J6200AFXZA

  • Date: 5/24/2021

The Consumer reported that the television started to melt and burn in the lower left corner of the screen. The Consumer burned fingers when touched the screen. The Consumer stated apparently this has been an on going issue as they researched it after the incident.

Samsung WMN1000BXZA

  • Date: 7/7/2021

The consumer stated that the TV Wall Mount for the flat screen TV catastrophically failed and the TV fell. The plastic holding the steel cable eyelet cracked.

Samsung UN65RU7300FXZA

  • Date: 12/2/2021

Consumer reports that the screen is separating from the television on both sides. The unit was serviced and it occurred again. The secure gasket is coming out of the frame. The unit is only approximately 2 years old. This is a potential hazard that could result in injury.

Samsung QN43LS03ADFXZA

  • Date: 1/3/2022

The Consumer stated that their 43" frame television fell off the wall randomly due to hardware failure despite careful installation per the instructions. There was damage to the product and to the floor, but no injuries.

Samsung LN-T2354H A

  • Date: 1/6/2022

60 YOF Consumer reports that their television just turned itself off & started to emit a lot of smoke while she was watching the news. She unplugged the TV and brought it outside the house in case it started on fire. Consumer and her 63 YOM spouse were not injured.

Samsung UN40MU6300F

  • Date: 1/16/2022

The Consumer reported that their LCD television caught on fire.

Samsung UN43NU7100FXZA

  • Date: 2/18/2022

The television was in in use, when the backlight suddenly stopped working on the left side of the screen. The bottom right of screen became warped. 30 YOM Consumer tried touching it, but it was extremely hot. He unplugged the TV. Consumer & his 29 YO spouse were not injured.

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