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Tv plays for a few minutes then shuts down. the red light blinks.

I just replaced the dlp bulb in my SONY KDF42E2000 when I turn it on
the screen says the the bulb is nearing the end of it's life and should be replaced soon. plays for a little while and then shuts down. when I first
inserted the the new bulb it wouldn't come on. I tapped it on the back side and the bulb lighted up for the first time. As I attempted to move the tv into place(pushing the stand into viewing position) it went out. the way it stands now. when it is turned on it plays for a few minutes and then shuts down. the red light continues to blink until you push the power button. once to green then to turn it off. This tv is a little more than a year old!

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  • maybintm Feb 18, 2009

    Thanks for the advice. after removing the bulb holder. i did an adjustment to the two side metal hooks that locks the bulb holder in place. i also checked for any physical obstructions. then replaced the lamp door, making sure the open close handle moved all the way.
    plugged it in and turned it on . today is the second and it's still
    playing. at the top of the screen is a pinkish translucent line about an inch wide. it's that bad but needs to be resolved any idea?


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You need reset the lamp timer after
replace the new lamp.In the remote control pres menu------setup------lamp timer----message do you replace a lamp appear----press yes----and ok.

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I replaced the lamp now the screen lites up then pops up lines shut off red blinking this happens in amatter of seconds

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The problem may be the lamp door is not aligned properly. Also, the display message that the lamp is near the end of its life will continue to come up until the lamp hours parameter in the servicer menu is reset. Accessing the service menu requires a code from the remote. I do not recommend that you attempt to do this yourself because you can easily cause irrepairable changes to the TVs operation if you hit the wrong button on the remote.

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  • Billy Bauer Feb 18, 2009

    You should look at a few of my responses regarding optical block(light engine) problems that Sony has been having with thses TVs. If the pinkish area grows, its likely that the light engine is bad.





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