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TV shut off 2 times the first day I bought it

Hi, I just bought th-42pz80u yesterday and last night it shut off 2 times.......then it sounded like it was resetting (click noise) and when we hit the manual power button it turned back on......any ideas? Thanks

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  • shannon98 Jan 25, 2009

    I checked sleep mode and nothing was programmed.....wasn't able to check timer as time had not been set so I don't think that was the problem. tv is near a gas fireplace but not direct heat - do you think it could be a heat sensor thing? ,

  • natou34 Jan 31, 2009

    I have the same problem with my th42pza80u. My dh played with it and was able to turn it back on but when we turn it off it wont go back on the red light continue with the red light flashing 10 times and the worst part is I do not have waranty, any one had this problemand solved it please help

  • harry_tate Feb 02, 2009

    I have the same problem but the set was only 7 days old so still under warranty. Panasonic set me up with a local authorized service person. He called and after listening to my description (10 led blinks) said he would order parts. Took a week for the parts to arrive. They were the wrong parts; seems my set is an "A" varient so he ordered new parts. One more week passed and he said Panasonic had decided to replace the set and he was waiting for them to send him the new set and he would try to get me a loaner. Five days later he brought a loaner and took bad set away. Two+ weeks have now pasted. I'm still waiting for the new TV.

  • Anonymous Mar 02, 2009

    TH-42PX80U has same issue. If the set has HDMI 1 or 2 selected as the input during power-up and the HDMI device is turned on, it trips some kind of breaker and causes the power light to flash 10 times.

    The work-around has been to unplug the HDMI, then push and hold the power button for 10 seconds or so. After the set is powered up, plug the HDMI back in.

  • Dick Fletcher Mar 10, 2009

    tv turns off and power light is on.Turns back on again as if nothing happend......clock and all auto turn off are disabled ?



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Sleep mode or timer? check settings

Posted on Jan 25, 2009

  • shyspeed Jan 25, 2009

    could be an overheat sensor as you suggested.... you fixed it your self !!!! .... :)



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