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Washed out Color's and No Internal TV Menu's

The TV's self diagnostics light blinks 5 times in intra volts. All colors seem to be washed out or it may just be a single color its hard to tell. I'm unable to get any internal TV menu's to display including changing channels, volume and general TV configuration menu. I am however able to display my cable boxes menus without issue which I would expect since it?s a separate device and doesn?t rely on the same components the TV?s menu uses. It?s clearly not a remote problem which seems very obvious to me but figured I would mention since the internal menus do not work even when using the TV?s front panel. I was only able to find one fuse inside the TV which appeared to be fine. Thanks in advance for any suggestions or ideas!

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  • Brian Chutro May 20, 2007

    I also wanted to mention it doesn't matter what input your using. It happens on everything.

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Replace the stk ics. they are located inside the tv with lage heat sinks. i do believe sony runs stk392-510. youll have to look at the ics to know which ones for sure.

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