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Sony Bravia KDL-40S2000 40 inch

I turn on the Television and the picture shows as if it's going to stay on and then suddenly the picture goes black and no sound or picture at all, just a "Stanby" light blinking on and off. I have tried to pull the plug to the television and then plug it in again... it worked last night, but tonight it's doing the same thing again. HELP!!!

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  • Joe Verde III Jan 26, 2007

    4 times. It keeps doing this never stops. I sent it to an authorized service center and they are looking at it answers as of yet.

  • Joe Verde III Jan 28, 2007

    We will find out if your's still at the sony authorized dealer to be fixed. Thank you for all your help. Any idea how much a new panel costs???

  • andyah18 Nov 04, 2007

    yes my tv goes on then it shuts off and the standby light blinks on and off!

  • badkarma Nov 06, 2007

    i have the same problem. and of course, i lost my receipt and circuit city has no record of my purchase. (i think the customer service guy was just incompetent, i'm going to try another circuit city)

    it happened to me 6 months ago. i unplugged the set for a month (yes, a month), and it didn't happen again until recently. i have a feeling if i ever send it back to sony, the problem won't happen at the service center (damn that murphy's law)

  • zedo Dec 18, 2007

    I have the same problem watched it for 2 hours and the next day I turn it on it plays the pic and goes blank, and the red light blinks too. Any idea what it is???

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2008

    I have the same problem. Red light blinks 4 times, then stops for 3 seconds and continue again



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How many times does the timer light flash between pauses? That will be a starting point.

Posted on Jan 26, 2007

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    Don Jan 28, 2007

    4 flashes indicates possibility of a bad panel.


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My Sony KDL V40 XBR1 when the picture goes off it the green light goes Red and it blinks 9 times and a few succesions afterwards.

Posted on Dec 18, 2007

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We have the same problem.. Checked the Sony site after a few clicks got to:,/?St=966,E=0000000000761838071,K=1708,Sxi=1,Case=obj(460991),VARSET_OBJ=460991,VARSET_TSRC=results,UseTemplate=case.tem,VARSET_TOP=TRUE
We followed the 'simple' troubleshooting tips then called the service center. As mentioned above 4 blinks indicates a bad panel. The repairman that visited said that he is ordering a new power supply (much cheaper than the back panel) for their first try. I will post again when my set is back on.

Posted on Dec 22, 2007

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check out this link. it says sony will send you an update. they are aware of the glitch. our model is not listed as one of the affected models, but i bet if we dig around more, or notify them, we should be able to fix

Posted on Nov 06, 2007

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