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Dish 625 shuts off without warning and fan runs high

Once a day, my brand new Dish DVR 625 will shut itself off and the cpu fan will run high. The green light under TV1 will stay on but that is the only light that will stay on. I have tried resetting it, unplugging it, and all the other useless stuff Dishnetwork has told me to do. They are sending another 625 to my house via UPS in a few days. I think it's the software, which is up to date, but I think it's buggy. It will eventually go to the aquiring satellite signal screen after turning itself off and on twenty times or so. My satellite signal is good and my outlet is good according to the technician. I am at a loss as to what to do.

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  • wellsrobk Apr 06, 2009

    I was hoping to make it through tonight without it cutting off during the NCAA Championship game. Anyway to extend its running time. Blowing cool air on it, raising it up on blocks...anything?

  • Anonymous May 02, 2009

    Dish 625 fan comes on itself and is on, what do I do to correct it from coming on...or why does it come on? Its very annoying,

  • newyorican79 May 06, 2009

    My DVR 625 shuts off unexpectedly and the cooling fan runs constantly. The power light also goes on and off. I've tried resetting it and unplugging without success.

  • Anonymous May 07, 2009

    Same thing here with my 3 month old 625. Just went into the blinking light of death mode.

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Unfotunately this is an event known as power cycling and the only resolution is another receiver. This issue is due to faulty internal components and has nothing to do with anything other than that fact. If you have further questions feel free to contact me. Thanks for using Fix Ya.

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