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Replaced lamp on Hitachi 50V720, still have flashing red light

Bought lamp and replaced it myself, but I still get a lshing red light. WHat am I doing wrong? Help?? 2nd lamp in 2 years. Warranty only covered 1 lamp.

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  • iantoleary May 12, 2009

    My girl bought this POS tv about 3 years ago...now on bulb three and a tech even changed out the ballasts...sure enough a year or maybe even less...pow another one bites the dust....expensive tv....expensive maintenance...what a disappointment!
    Never a again HITACHI!

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Just make sure the Box (Lamp Enclosure) is pushed in firmly on both sides, left and right. Left side to hit the power connection and Right side to hit the little relay switch, Must be flush against that back side. It happened to me and I was kicking myself in the ***, a entire weekend went by with a brand new lamp sitting in the enclosure but not completely set in correctly with a flashing red light.

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  • annie2011 Jan 01, 2011

    Also get the outside lamp cover in just right where it touches the sensor and sits flush. That's what helped for me.

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