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TV will not stay on for longer than 5 minutes

I turn on the TV the Red Standby light blinks in cycles of 5 blinks. After a very short period the TV shuts off!

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  • oginator Sep 08, 2007

    What do the 5 red blinks mean?

  • oginator Sep 21, 2007

    Thanks for the feedback!!!

  • chevy rider Nov 04, 2007

    the volum comes on the red stand by light blinks and about five minutes or less it sounds like a breaker trips and lose the volume and the stand by light will stay on constant or go of completly.

  • gtktpb73 Nov 21, 2007

    the tv will turn on after afew min it shuts off . what is the solution?

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This sounds like the shutdown circuit is shutting down the TV due to an over current condition. This overcurrent condition is caused by a component in the HV section drawing excessive current. the 5 blinks is a visual indication of the problem.

Posted on Sep 21, 2007

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