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Powers Out and Power light blinks 3 times

Hello. Have had my Panasonic for 4 years. Was watching today and picture turned yellow and then it shut off. The power light blinks 3 times. Any suggestions on a fix and a price? Thanks

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  • Jim Powers Apr 18, 2007

    Wouldn't the TV still power on with this problem?




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I had the same issue occur to me, with one variance: my screen went red and turned off - then the "3 blink light" began cycling. I have not repaired mine yet. I'm trying to determine if this is something I can (or should) do myself. With repair estimates ranging from $300 - $600, I want to know if this is something I can do. I asked around and researched a bit and found that it is probably the STK392-110 convergence amplifier (Panasonic C5AA00000108). There are several recommendations out there to replace the faulty STK-110 with a STK-180. I found one website where the repair was done at home in 1 hour for about $60. Any thoughts?

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If the picture turned yellow then that usually indicates a loss of blue. The blue CRT might have shorted out or the driver to it. The driver will be the lesser of cost in repairs.

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