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Lost picture and sound

My TV goes On and Off every few minutes with the green light blinking. I don't know why. Would you help my to know this probem

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  • cuticuticon Nov 09, 2008

    help please!

  • Anonymous Nov 21, 2008

    I have the exact same problem; the TV picture is clear and then it disappears for a little bit while the green light flashes

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You likely have a bad lamp. The symptom you describe matches a weak or old lamp. When you first turn on the TV, the lamp is cold and doesn't draw much power. But old lamps usually have clouded reflectors, so the reflector doesn't reflect the light, it converts it into heat. The bulb overheats, draws more current than allowed, the TV "recycles", green light flashing and then the process starts over. Replace the lamp, use and original Sony lamp as the aftermarket lamps are known troublemakers. Please be sure to rate this solution. Thanks!

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