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TV shuts itself off..red light blinks 7 times.

I have a Sony Wega TV , my problem is i turn the TV on, and after 5 sec. it shuts itself off. You hear the sound but turns off before picture can come on. Then the red light on the pannel blinks 7 times. Is this a problem we can fix ourselves , sending it out for repair isn't an opption at this time. Thank You

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The 7 blinks usually indicates a high voltage shutdown situation. Without the specific model, I can;t give you details about parts etc. The options are a defective flyback transformer or problem with the voltage regulation circuits. Please update this with the model number and I'll post additional details as soon as I can.

Thanks,
Dan

Posted on Jan 30, 2009

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    i have mitsubishi wd 60737 and it is doing the same thing.

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