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Shutdown; red LED blinks 4x

Turn on the unit and the relay clicks with a solid green light then the relay clicks again and the red LED blinks in intervals of 4x. The screen never lights up. Is there an error code that coincides with the 4x blinking? I am a bench tech in need of some guidance/help/assistance. Philips MODEL 42PF5321D/37 thank you, carl

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  • drpanditji Nov 04, 2007

    similar problem on Sony PFM 42v1N

  • cpipher Nov 07, 2007

    Norcent PM-4201 plasma the red LED blinks 4x and no picture. Where is the backlight located?

  • junior001 Nov 17, 2007

    I tun my tv on and a green light turns on then it automatically goes to stand by can you please help



  • huaqx Nov 29, 2007

    Yesterday I turn on Sony Bravia KDL-46 in HDTV LCD TV gave flash with yellow-color , then no picture/no sound. Turn on again, alway show one second picture (little dark) with sound, then again no picture/no sound. Red LED keeps blinks 4 times. Green LED off.
    I bought it only 14 months. Please advice me.

    Q. Hua in Cleveland (E-mail: [email protected])

  • Aussie in NZ Dec 14, 2007

    I have a Fujitsu Plasma screen and tonight my screen wont light up and the red light is flashing. I turn the power off and then replug the electrical power plug in, there is a flash of green and then the red light starts flashing again.

  • rtowareagle Dec 17, 2007

    When I plug my tv in to the outlet I hear 2 clicks and then a solid red light appears. When I try to turn th tv unit on I hear 2 more red clicks and the tv will no turn on. What do you think the problem is?

  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2007

    this is a plasma and has no back light

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  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2008

    When I try to turn on my tv it tries to turn on and its power light turns green. Then it goes red flashed 4 times and won't turn on. Any ideas

  • epba Jan 07, 2008

    My t v was working fine and then one day when I turned it on the screen was black. It is like it is dead.

  • fix07 Jan 20, 2008

    i try to turn it on and it goes green then shuts off and red light blinks 4x

  • lavz69 Feb 17, 2008

    same here just happen 3days ago I need help...

  • sanamia Jul 07, 2008

    i try to turn it on and it goes green then shuts off and red light blinks 4x

  • papulito Aug 14, 2008

    I HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM. the tv shut down and the image disapear. my technical tv told me that it was the inversor card that comes in pairs, one right and one left. is this correct? the problem is because this card is out or damage? please inform me.

  • Steve Decker Oct 04, 2008

    Shutdown; red LED blinks 6x

  • tmccrayt5 Mar 26, 2009

    I have the same problem. Looking at the circuit boards when the last relay click and the red LED starts flashing, a small board in the top left corner has a green light thats blinking continuously. What does that indicate.

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My fujitsu is only playing in black and white how do i sort this

Posted on Jun 19, 2008


I have the same problem with my tube Philips TV. If I unplug it for a while, then plug it back in, it will start up okay, but then the problem will recur. I was told by the Philips help people that if you unplug it for 10-15 min, plug it back in, and immediately press and hold the power button on the TV for 10 sec, it will "reset." My experience with this is that it is only a temporary fix.

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Ok guys i have the same problem. mine just shut down and wont turn on. plus the red LED flashes. I sent mine to the shop and they told me the Y SUSTAIN BOARD PCB needs to be replace. This shop is a toshiba registered shop so im assuming they are reliable. Now the problem is toshiba doesnt make the replacement parts anymore. So the shop called me and told me they cant fix it that i have to call toshiba myself and make some sort of bargaining deal. unfortunately I didnt buy the extended warranty that suck real bad. regardless the tv is only 2 years old. As far as i know toshiba should have replacement parts for atleast 7 years and this is by law. So I guess if they have more complaint about this dilemma for sure its a recall. more complaints the better. so guys start calling

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The most likely reason for the no picture might be the back light is gone and needs to be replaced, now as for the LED light blinking on different intervals is because its diagnosing it self unfortunately the user manual does not have any information on this part only by contacting the Phillips customer support you might get a better idea, but check your back light first it may just be that. Also try to check your Manufacturer warranty repair.

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The Error 4 is refering to a I2C4 communication error between SSB (small signal board), and the Logic board ( located underneath the SSB (under the bracket). Very high probability the SSB is bad. current replacement SSB 12nc is 313926809052

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You have said that you can hear a low buzzing sound before the unit gone to subsequent shutdown and the lamp blinks green(meaning that the unit try to turn on the lamp for consecutive attempts but not generally mean that the lamp itself is faulty.) and the temp led light come on.

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