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Red light flashing won't power on

When I attempt to turn on the tv the green standby light flashes for awhile and then a red light flashes 5 times then stops and flashes 5 times again etc....  please help me.  Is there any remedy that I can try on my own because I'm having an extremely hard time getting a sony repair person to come to my house.

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  • blakebis Nov 02, 2008

    No I don't know how to use a meter or even know what a meter is for that matter. I was able to get a sony repair person to come. He is coming on Monday. Should I just let him handle it or is it something I could easily do myself? Keep in mind I know almost nothing about electronics. thanks

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You have 2 good possibilities of what can be causing your problem. The first is the lamp, and the second is the ballast. You would need to be able to use a meter to determine what is wrong. Do you know how?

Posted on Oct 28, 2008

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    experttv Nov 02, 2008

    I would just let him take care of it...it should run you somewhere between $400-$600 to have repaired

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