I purchased this TV and saw it working perfect. When I gently moved it home and tried to watch it all I got was a blinking green light. I have some background in electronics but now with TV's. I would like to try to do the repair myself if possible. It may need capacitors like many other posts and I would like to try it.
I need to know where the bad capacitors are and where to get new ones.
How long was it blinking. after a complete loss of power the green light will blink on power up as it is resetting itself. It says in the manual that it should take about a minute. Over the last two days I've have to reset it several time both by unplugging it and using the manual reset button and it has taken about five minutes for the blinking green light to clear.
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do this press and hold device and menu button on the front of set.. this is to retrieve a to digit error code flashed by the leds. also this set neds to "boot" let the led flash for at least 70 seconds. if it continues to blink the tv failed to boot. There is service bulliteens that states capacitors in power supply can be bad. this capacitors are kinda hard to get to and rather invovled to replace
Haven't done anything as of yet. I saw many posts that stated it costs between 800 & 1500 to fix the problem with no guarantees on the repair or how long the repair would last. Still weighing my options.
TRY TO GET TO THE MENU, SETUP, AND EDIT YOUR SETUP SO EVERYTHING IS DEFAULT. I TOOK A 2001 50" HOME LAST NIGHT, MY SLEEP TIMER LIGHT ON THE FRONT, BLINKED FOR A FEW MIN. THEN, YOU CAN TURN IT ON AND RESET.....HOPE IT HELPS.......????
I had this similar problem TWICE!!!. I called around for a repairman and they charged over $300 dollars to repair (HELL NO). Anyways I took a trip to Vegas hoping to win some of the money to repair it and left the TV plugged in and BLINKING during my trip. When I came back it was not blinking anymore and I got curious. Well I pressed the power button and to my surprise IT TURNED ON!!!!. A month later I moved to a different house and unplugged my TV to move it and when I plugged it in the DAMN BLINKING GREEN LIGHT OF DEATH was back. Well I thought I'd get lucky again and leave the blinking on, well 2 days later the blinking was gone and ONCE AGAIN MY TV WAS ON...... I hope this helps and works for other people. My point is, before you pay for a technician to repair it and before you give up on your TV and unplug it, Try leaving it on BLINKING for a few days and see what happens.
My WS-55859, Did the same thing. Power went out, when it came back on the green light in front of TV would blink, but TV would not power on. Did some googling and saw multiple posts for "blinking Green light" or "Blinking Green light of death". Most of the posts pointed to replacing capacitors on DM Power board. I followed the direction and it worked great. Note the TV shop guy who did the soldering for me said the capacitors "looked fine" and they were not the problem. I couldn't tell the difference between a good or bad capacitor, so I asked him to swap them anyway. He did, I plugged the board back in, buttoned up the back of the TV. After 60 seconds Green light stopped and I started watching TV again... Here is the link to the best instructions I found (http://hdtvoice.com/voice/showthread.php?t=32186).