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Pt-53TW53 issue hi...seems to be an issue that is familiar on here!! TV on for varied times then shuts down-red light blinks 3 times...stops, then repeats...no power for TV...unplug TV, then on for say 5 minutes, sometimes 10 mins...then gone again...I believe that the I,C's in DG board a problem...can you help me to locate this board and is it easy to repace these parts??? Thanks,

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ONE: Bad convergence. Repair is about $400.

TWO: Bad power supply


No it is not easy to replace the parts. If u have knowledge in electronics try it service manual.

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I had the same problem and stumbled on the fix. It seems there is a factory defect. Open the lamp cover and you will probobly notice that the blue shut off switch on the left side is landing on top od the lamp cover. Reach down with a pencil or something and make sure the switch is under the tab on the lamp cover. My 50 DLP has not shut down since I set the switch properly. Free fix... try it.

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Yes its the problem of the main board and the ic parts needs to be replaced.but it is not safe to handle high voltages like tv if you r not familiar.

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My panasonic rear projection tv does not turn on the red light blinks 3 times


Hi,
3 times red light blinking indicates that tv got problem of convergence output ICs failure and need to replace two big black ICs (convergence output) to solve this problem.
IC replacement requires soldering work and good knowledge of electronics stuff repair, please cal local tv repairman if you do not have prior experience of such work to avoid any damage.
Hope this will help.
Thanks.

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My panasonic pt-53tw53 wont turn on. The power light blinks 3 times then pause then three times....etc. If I unplug the set and plug it back in, it will work again but just for a short time, then shuts...


The 3 blink error is the convergence circuits need repair. The Panasonic repair kit PT53WX53 convergence repair kit is the correct kit for your model. Its available from www.tvrepairworld.com and the kit contains the parts and the CD with instructions.

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I have a Panasonic PT-53TW53G that stopped working. Red LED light blinks 3 times. Any advice?


the 3 blink error means the convergence has failed and has shut the set down. You can get the convergence repair kit for your model at the following link www.tvrepairworld.com The kit contains the parts and the Cd with detailed instructions

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Panasonic PT-53TW53; Red shadows appear and then the t.v. shuts down.


The convergence output IC's have failed. Only fix is to replace them. These are large amplifier IC's bolted to heatsinks and have a high failure rate in all projection sets.

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Standby light blinking 3 times means a convergence error. The two convergence IC's need to be changed Panasonic part# C5AA00000203 (do not substitute with a generic STK#) This is about a $300-$400 repair.

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No sound, No video, power LED blinking 3 times


had the same problem with mine and I replaced horizontal deflection transistor located by the high voltage tranformer, its the big transistor by the heatsink, check for any shot and replace if you find problem. worked for me

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