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  • bobbybo_1287 Oct 15, 2008

    Watching a show the TV went, turned off. I counldn't get it to turn back on. But when I hit the power button I got 4 flashes. After harrassing SONY, someone told me the 4 flashes means a bulb is bad, can anyone confirm?


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4 times, Diagnosis: Vertical deflection stopped. Possible causes: +- 15V is not supplied. (D board), IC8003 is faulty. (A board) Symptoms of the problem: TV has entered standby state after horizontal raster, Vertical deflection pulse is stopped, Power line is shorted or power supply is stopped.

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