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Sony plasma standby light flashes 8 X, won't stay on

The standby light flashes off and on 8 times and shuts the tv off. Turn it back on and it turns back off after several seconds. What can the problem be.

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    Dan Jan 15, 2009

    I have a Sony Bravia KDL 40S 2000 (lcd tv - mfg 06') The power goes into standby which I know could be several things but my question is this....I'm into the set only $100 so far. Is there some pointers you can tell me to look for with the once I remove the case for a visual look see? I don't want to invest another $100 to find out it's a $400 fix....any info would be great b4 I chuck it. (FYI-I am mech. inclined so I wont use info like an idiot.) Thx - Dan Rathburn

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