Question about Sony Grand WEGA KF50WE610 50" Rear Projection HDTV-Ready Television
HELLO I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE OUT THERE COULD HELP ME NOW I HAVE A SONY GRAND WEGA KF50WE610 50IN REAR PROJECTION WIDESCREEN TV I THINK BUT THE THING IS ONE MORNING WHEN I GOT UP I TRYED TO TURN THE TV ON BUT IT WONT COME ON WHEN I TURN IT ON WITH THE BUTTONS IT STARTS OFF WITH LOOKING LIKE IT WILL TURN ON BECAUSE THE GREEN LIGHT IS ON BUT THEN A FEW SECONDS LATER IT WILL FLICKER FROM GREEN TO RED LIGHT ETC THEN AT THE BOTTOM THERE IS LIKE ANOTHER LIGHT WHICH HAS LIKE A PICTURE OF A SUN SHAPE ABOVE IT AND THAT LIGHTS UP RED ASWELL WHICH HAS NEVER HAPPEND BEFORE FOR ME , NOW I HAVE TRYED TO TURN IT OFF AT THE MAINS AND LEAVE IT COMPLETELY OFF FOR A NIGHT BUT STILL NO LUCK MY DAD THINKS IT MIGHT BE THE PROJECTION BULBS THAT NEED CHANGING BUT WE DONT KNOW FOR SURE SO I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE COULD HELP ME SOLVE THIS PROBLEM ?
I had a similar problem 2 years ago. It was intermittent. Sometimes, the tv would come on after several tries. But eventually, it wouldn't come on anymore. I was astonished to have seen this problem start when my tv was barely a year old. The problem was not the lamp itself, but the lamp power assembly. Sony, thankfully, covered the warranty service. The tv had to pulled out of my home and stayed at the repair shop for two weeks.
Posted on Aug 26, 2007
Yes the light with the sun around it, as you discribed it, is the light that tells you the bulb is out. Your set uses a Sony part number XL-2100U bulb abd that is available HERE http://www.partstore.com/PartSearch.aspx?PartNumber=XL-2100U&x=15&y=18 I would go for the first one, as I have found replacements for a little less cash just do not woirk the same and do not last the same. Good Luck
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