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I went to the code section it appears I need service . The code says red lamp indicator blinks ever 5 sec. turn on tv.serval times if that fails call a service person. Do you have any solutions? I am a handy man I just need direction. Rob

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Try unplugging it first and let it set for a minute or two, plug it back in and try it again. if it keeps doing this try cleaning it out take out the front cover pull the bulb out, use a rag and shop vac. then take off the rear housing and left speaker then clean that out, baically the dust is keeping the heat in wich creates an overload. then put it back together. if that doesn't work it's the ballast then i recomend buying a new tv you could find an awesome tv for the same price as that ballast. and i know it won't be a 50" but you'll be happier in the long run.........

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It is helpful to have the sequence of the blinking red light. This may help:

MODELS: WD-52627 / 52628 / 62627 / 62628 / 62827 / 62927 / 73727 / 73827 / 73927

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3. Error Code Operational Check

Note: The TV must be in "Shut Down" and not have been switched Off, to perform the Error Code Operational

Check. When the TV is switched Off, the code automatically resets to "12" No Error.



Pressing the front panel "DEVICE" and "MENU" buttons at the same time, and holding for 5 seconds,

activates the Error Code Mode. The LED flashes denoting a two digit Error Code, or indicating no problem

has occured since the last Initalization.



Note: The front panel buttons must be used, NOT those on the Remote Control.



• The number of flashes indicates the value of the MSD (tens digit) of the Error Code.

• The flashing then pauses for approximately 1/2 second.

• The LED then flashes indicating the value of the LSD (ones digit) of the Error Code.

• The Error Code is repeated a total of 5 times.



Example: If the Error Code is "23", the LED will flash two times, pause, and then flash three times.



4. Error Codes

The Error Code designations indicating malfunction, or no malfunction, are listed below:

POWER

LED

STATUS

LED

LAMP

LED

Power

Status Condition

Off Yellow Off Low

Power Excess heat. Check Lamp Filter

Off or On Off Yellow No

change

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150W usage time over 3500 Hrs.

Off Off Blinks

Yellow

Low

Power Lamp Cover open

Off Blinks

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Off Off Red Stby Lamp did not turn On

Off Blinks

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Power Fan Stopped

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connector unplugged)

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Error Codes "DEVICE" & "MENU"



Error Codes Description



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22 Recovery from Reset

32 Lamp cover is Open

34 Lamp abnormality

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36 Exhaust or Lamp Ballast Fan failed

37 DMD Engine Fan failed

38 Lamp temperature abnormally high. Remove Lamp to check filter.

39 DMD temperature abnormally high

41 Short is detected (Standby Power Supplies)

42 Lamp Fan failed

44 DVI cable between Format and Engine disconnected

46 DMD Temp. Sensor not detected (check DT connector))

47 DM Temperature too high

48 Engine power supply short detected

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55 HDD Fan Stopped (V30+ & V31 onlyt)

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Hi Hank,
The Standby/Power light of the TV blinks when there is any internal malfunction in the TV. The self-diagnostic function of the TV will cause the STANDBY light to blink or flash when the television detects an issue. The number of times the STANDBY light flashes corresponds to a specific issue. There is no user replaceable Lamp in KP51WS520 TV.
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1 blink / 2 blinks / 5 blinks: - This indicates that there may be a power-related problem with your set.
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6 blinks: - This indicates that there is some kind of audio problem with your set.
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8 blinks: - This indicates that there may be a video-related problem with your set. If the flash sequence is not listed above or the light continues to flash, follow the steps below to perform a power reset:
Try the following steps to check if the issue can be resolved.
Turn off the television.
Unplug the television power cord from the electrical outlet.
Let the television remain without power for 60 seconds.
Plug the power cord back into the electrical outlet.

If the television is plugged into a power strip or surge protector, remove it from the power strip or surge protector and plug it directly into the wall outlet. If the issue is resolved, the problem is with the power strip or surge protector and not the television.
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Hi,
4 times red light blinking indicates problem with exhaust fan that is not running and tv shuts down instantly due to protection mode activation.
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Error Code Operational Check
Note:
The TV must be in “Shut Down” and not manually switched Off, to perform the Error Code Operational
Check. When the TV is switched Off, the code automatically resets to “12” No Error.
Press the front panel “DEVICE” and “MENU” buttons at the same time, and hold for 5 seconds to
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• The flashing then pauses for approximately 1/2 second.
• The LED then flashes indicating the value of the LSD (ones digit) of the Error Code.
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