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Sony KP-57WS500 My tv will cut on for around 15 seconds and from what i can tell, the picture looks okay. It will go to a blue screen for about 1 second and cut off. It then gives me a diagnostic code of 8 flashes. Is this a flyback transformer or a bad d board? If so, where can i locate a board to replace. If not, can you help me figure out what else it could be? Thank you.

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  • gregd603 Sep 30, 2008

    Thanks for the information. Is this something that can be done easily by myself or is this a repairman call? Thanks

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8 times flash shows error in Flay back Transformer on D Board.
Fly back Transformer part number is ... 1-453-285-41 FBT ASSY, NX-4006
It is available at Part Store on $112.00
All above info are based on your question and feedback.
Good luck.

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    Shahid Electronics Oct 01, 2008

    It depends if you know good solder skills and identify electronics parts then you can do it yourself.
    TV has always high voltage shock risk so be careful while dealing with TV.



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