Question about Sony KDF-E55A20 55 in. LCD Television

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PICTURE ON LCD TV GOING IN AND OUT

The picture and sound goes in and out every few seconds

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  • David
    David Oct 04, 2008

    I've cleaned the lamp and everything

  • Anonymous Oct 06, 2008

    Yes, I have same problem. Have cleaned the fan in the rear and have cleaned the light bulb itself. Will work for awhile and then act up. Im so frustrated and I know how it feels. Sony told me to reset the tv by unplugging it for a minute. NO SOLUTION YET!

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It works!! First i took off the front panel. Just check your manual for instructions, very easy to do. If you do not have a manual just down load one from google.. The instruction are easy to follow. The screw they have you loosen with a alan wrench is attached to the plastic, so you do not have to worry about dropping it inside the tv. Removing the lamp was simple. once out you will notice on either side are two small mesh screens. One of mine was 80% blocked with dust, the other side was only 30-40% covered. I used a vacuum to remove the blockage, i did not want the dust and dirt to go inside the bulb. i then cleaned all around the lamp. Reinstalled, and we are go to go. The kids are happy and i am happier since my wife not be buying a new TV.
total cost of repair $.00
time required to fix, less than 15 minutes.

Also when my TV was loosing sound and picture and then return. I did turn off my TV, then turned on. I nothiced a red blinking light. Mine flashed 5 times. After some reserch, 5 times is video related, bulb or video board. google red flashing light with the model you have and you will find what all the codes mean.
So if yours is flashing 5 times try the above, it might work for you and it is well worth the time before you call a tech and drops hundreds of dollars.

hope this helps.

when your tv blanks out, turn off the tv and then it back on. below the power button usually flashes green light. does yours flash red? if so you need to count how many flashes. the number of flashes will help in resolving your problem. then google red flashing light sony and you will find what the red flashing lights mean.

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