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I have a 36" TV that won't work - Red LED light blinks 5 times

I have a 36" Sony Wega that I purchased in 2004 (I don't have the model number handy). Recently, my son kept pressing the on/off button on the remote. I then shut the TV off manually. Later that evening, the TV wouldn't work and the red LED light kept flashing 5 times every 20 seconds or so. Any thoughts? Thx.

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  • Shahid Electronics
    Shahid Electronics May 11, 2010

    5 times standby blinks shows an error code and details of error codes slightly different in Sony models.
    Please intimate exact model of your TV to check its schematics for solution.



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    paulosimoes_ Jan 11, 2013

    is MV29FX65E

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    paulosimoes_ Jan 11, 2013

    SONY KV29FX65E I have tthe same problem, please help me. Thanks in advance.

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The 5 blinks indicates a White Balance Failure. This involves checking voltages and components tied directly to the CRT. I would not suggest any attempt for self repair. The cost for this repair should not be significant. Figure a parts cost in the $30-$50 range at worst.

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