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Made a noise then blanked out without sound

I have a Sony KDF-E42A10 42" LCD purchased in 2005-paid almost $2000,00 for it. It suddenly made a noise, then went blank with no sound and no picture, but the red light blinks. I called Sony, they were of no help at all. I will never again purchase another SONY TV, In viewing this web site, it seems to have many problems with this product. I thought maybe it was the software problem but the rep came down and said it was a hardware problem. I have no clue, trying to figure out if I should have it repaired or buy a new TV.
Does anyone have a clue as to what it might be and how much it would cost to get fixed???

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There are many things this could be. Have you checked the lamp? If the lamp is ghood, how many times does the red light blink? It will blink a number of times and then pause, and blink the same number again. This si an error code that helps with troubleshooting.

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