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STATUS LIGHT SOLID RED ON 73 DLP MITSU MODEL WD73735

Need expert advice on the above problem - status light is constant red- we unplugged power and reset, tv green light comes on and then shuts off when red status light comes on. No picture at all. I called someone and we tried to get the timer code - we get 1-8 blinks five times. What could be the problem. TV is only3 mo old.

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  • Michelle Dec 19, 2008

    model # wd73735

  • Michelle Dec 19, 2008

    MODEL WD 73735

  • Michelle Dec 19, 2008

    i definitely heared the ticking sound earlier, i didn't know what it was - thank you

  • Jake Bennett
    Jake Bennett Jan 01, 2009

    just had this probelm. from what you all are saying that is what happened to mine and it was less than 2 months old got ahold of dealer i purchased from they dropped a new tv off to me.

  • spazzizzle Mar 21, 2009

    same problem here. Started making a buzzing noise in the back and then the nxt day would not turn on. I can hear sound but no picture.

  • tvguy171
    tvguy171 May 11, 2010

    What is the model number of the unit. If t is only three months old, and with the error code you provided, I thin you have a bad colorwheel. You will have to have an authorized servicer check this. Mitsubishi will not release a colorwheel without and authorized servicer getting authorization from tech support

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    red solid light and no picture or sound on my mitsubishi 73 inch model 73c9

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    status light on solid red on 73 inch 73c9

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The colorwheel is your problem. To confirm this, unplug the tv, then listen thru the air vents in the back as you plug the tv in. You will probably hear a ticking sound. If you do, that is the colrwheel. If the colrwheel is working, youwill be able to hear it "spin up". It will be a sudden high pitch whine. Let me know if I can be of further assistance

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    Darin Whitehead May 06, 2014

    what :device "button?...there is only the volume,channel select,format,menu,guide,and imput buttons...also has a system reset button...but no deivice button

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Turn the tv off, hold down device and menu buttons on the front for 5 seconds, you will get a code flashed out through the LED's.. the codes are as follows:

12   No error detected 22   Recovery from momentary Reset 32   Lamp Cover open 33   Air Filter Cover open 34   Lamp abnormality 35   Chassis Fan failure 36   Exhaust (Back Cover) or Lamp Ballast Fan failure 37   Engine (DMD or Lamp) Fan failure 38   Excess Lamp Temperature 39   Excess DMD Temperature 41   Short Detected 44   DVI Cable (between Chassis and Engine) disconnected

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