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Please help-question about sony optical blocks

Wondering if there is any way you could tell me if the optical blocks in some Sony TV's are the same, for example:
KDF-60xs955 and KDF-E60A20
I've got the blue blob on the 60xs955 and the blinking light on the other tv, I was wondering if I could make one good tv out of the two broken ones????

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Talk to Sony about the blue blob issue, they may still replace the optical block for free.

If not, fix the blinking light TV.

Blink Codes
3X - Lamp cover not installed correctly, usually after lamp change, or cover detect switch is bad.
4X - Check fans (one or more failed to pass RPM test during power on diagnostics)
5X - Lamp ballast (power supply)
6X - Usually the thermal fuse - usually from inadequate air flow (fans dusty)

All other codes usually require a trained technician to diagnose and repair.

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