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SONY TV MODEL kv-27s40 BLINKING RED LIGHT 2 BLINKS

Tv WON'T TURN ON. sTANBY TIMER LIGHT FLASHES, 2 BLINKS THEN PAUSES, THEN 2 BLINKS AGAIN.

WHAT IS THE PROBLEM AND SHOULD I GET A 11 YEAR OLD TV FIXED? IS IT AN EXPENSIVE FIX?

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The 2 blinks usually mea an over current problem. Perhaps the most common cause of this is a shortde Horizontal Output Transistor (HOT). If you can solder, you should be able to repair this yourself. Realize that there are potentially dangerous high voltages present inside the set even when unplugged. Look for a 3-legged ransistor attached to a heatsink close to the flyback (part with large red wire coming out the top). The part will be marked C5438 or something similar. Post that marking here nad I'll confirm the entire part number.

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Dan

Posted on Feb 23, 2009

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