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Kdf-60xs955 red continous blinking lamp light

I have a sony kdf-60xs955 tv. I turned it on one afternoon and the green power light would blink to start up like it always did. But then the power light went red and the lamp light started blinking red. It continues to blink a red light. There is no pause in between a certain number of blinks (like the 6 blink cycle others are having). Can anyone help?

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    I just replaced the bulb in my KDF-E50A10 tv and now the light blinks green for three flashes and then continually flashes red

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It's in standby mode.

Do a reset and see what happens

While holding down the reset button on the remote
Press the power button on the tv
(The tv will turn itself off the back on)
Now release the reset button

It sounds like the lamp needs replaced.


Please rate this a fixya

Posted on Jan 30, 2009

  • patty_pcolli
    patty_pcolli Mar 28, 2013

    our went out after about 2 years. We replace lamp and all was good. Now after 2 more years it went out again, replace lamp but didn't come back on this time. We found out the fuse inside that runs the fan blew. This was replaced but when put back together we got the same results. Green light then red blinking light. This has been a great TV but only 6 years old and really would like to have it working again. Any suggestions?

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