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TV takes 5 minutes to come on.

My Sony LCD Rear Projection TV takes way too long to come on. Could this be the bulb going bad ? It's only 6 months old. When I turn on the TV , a green light flashes (normal usually for just about 30 seconds). This flashing continues for sometimes 5 minutes...then the pictures finally comes on. Thanks

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Re: TV takes 5 minutes to come on.

"The bulb"?? Yes I guess it could be the bulb. Or a million other things. Probably some small part on a circuit board. Call a repair shop... TVs are dangerous to work on so don't try it.

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