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Hello 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. Thanks you

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The 18 code does not exist. To read the code press device/input button and menu button at the same time on the tv. count the LED flashes 1st digit short pause 2nd digit long pause, repeats.

The red status lamp indicates there is no communication between the format board and the DMD board (light engine). The most common problem for this is capacitors on the Format board that require hours of labor and possibly sending the entire electronics package to Mitsubishi if the caps don't do the trick. Expect a very large bill, contact you local Mitsubishi Authorized repair facility about this, DO NOT take a chance on your corner repair shop to know how to accomplish this.

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