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My RCA HD50LPW175yx7 is blinling five(5) times and then shuts off

I have taken the back off and checked for obvious problems, no burnt components, reseated connections. When I try to turn the set on the front blue display lights up momentarily then blinks five (5) tmes then goes back to blue then shuts off. Is it the bulb? I haven't tried that yet, kinda costly.

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  • jleug Dec 03, 2008

    Hi:I have the same problem too.If you find out the problem please let me know and I will do the same.To nice of a set to send to the curb.

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I have the same t.v. the owners manual says "if the light blinks 5 times, pauses, and blinks again 5 times, the lamp is trying to turn on.If the t.v. does'nt turn on after 5 minutes and the light blinks steadily for 1 minute , one of the following is possible: lamp door is open , lamp is dead , or the power supply within the t.v. needs service.

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