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Lamp replace twice.

TV will come on for about 1 minute and turn off. Status lamp say lamp fault (lamp has been replaced twice). Press the re-set button on the front panel, no differentWith rear panel removed, I can see the lamp come on for about 30 seconds and turn off. I press the "Device" and "ENTER" togather, the "Power/Timer" lamp flashes once then twice, repeating for about 10 seconds. Just before the trouble started the screen started showing intermittent flashing streaks across the screen and the tv seem to have lost it's brains. Found this doc but not enough help

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Re: lamp replace twice.

Light engine replacement is next.Contact Mits tech in your area.

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When i turn on my tv it tries to boot, blue mitsubishi home screen come up, i hear fan then it all shuts off while green light blinks.

Try a reset. Start by unplugging for 1 minute, then plug back in & if still won't restart try the following. If none of the following work, you will need a technician.

Initializing the TV in many cases can remedy a problem.
In the 2006 product line Initialization is now a user function.
Pressing the front panel "INPUT' and "FORMAT"
buttons at the same time activates Initialization. When
complete all user settings will have to be set again. The
table in Figure 4-3 list the User Initialization procedures.
Note: Pressing INPUT and FORMAT is the same as
the Initialization in the Option Menu (MENU-2-4-7-0)
Order Name Procedure Results Notes
1 System Reset Press <System Reset>
on Front Panel
Hardware & TV operating
software reset.
POWER/Timer LED flashes for 60
seconds. No customer settings
are changed.
2 User Initialization
Press <INPUT> &
<FORMAT> on Front
Panel at the same time.
All customer Audio &
Video settings are reset to
factory default.
All customer settings will need to
3 Reset System
From the remote, press
<MENU> <1-2-3>
All customer settings
except V-Chip are reset to
factory default.
Netcommand, Channel Memory,
etc., will need to be re-configured.
PROCEDURE 4 Initialization
From the remote, press
<MENU> <2-4-7-0>*
select "INITIAL" press
All customer settings are
reset to factory default.
All customer settings will need to
Figure 4-3
Figure 4-4
LED Indications
The front panel LEDs, refer to Figure 4-4, also assist in
determining the cause of a symptom. Figure 4-5 illustrates
normal LED operation. Figure 4-6 shows the
LEDs response when a problem is detected and indicates
the possible cause.
Indicator Condition
Off Off Off Off (standby)
Blinking green
fast Off Off Initialization (10 - 65 seconds)
Off Off Blinking
green fast Lamp runs for 1 min after PTV off
Green Off Off Power On
Blinking green Off Off Power On Timer is set
Power LED Status LED Lamp LED Condition
High Temperature - check ventilation air flow.
(Temperature sensor is disconnected.)
Off Off Blinking yellow Lamp cover is open.
Lamp failure (Lamp fails to turn on)
Off Off Red (Lamp turns off after lighting)
Lamp is broken
Off Blinking Red Off Fan Stop
Off Red. Off Circuit failure. (Run Error Code Check)

Apr 08, 2015 | Mitsubishi WD-65731 65-Inch 1080p DLP HDTV


Lamp Reset Procedure for Samsung Televisions.

You have replaced your lamp and the set is working fine but the 'replace lamp light' is still on or the lamp light is blinking. What do you do?

This is an important procedure because you need to know when it is time to replace the lamp again. If you do not reset the timer you may run the risk of having the lamp explode, because it was not replaced in time. This can be dangerous and could cause a fire.

Manufacturers have lamp timers built in to their TVs so that when it gets close to time to replaced the lamp you are made aware of this and if you heed the warning you may save money by not damaging other components such as the ballast. If you do not heed the warning, you are on your own and deserve whatever happens.

To reset first make sure the TV is powered off.

1) Point your remote towards your TV.

2) Press MUTE + 1 + 8 + 2 + Power.

3) Your TV should now say "Loading Factory".

4) Browse down to "Option" then press ENTER (or the right cursor button).

Note: The MUTE + 1 + 8 + 2 buttons need to be pressed down consecutively and fairly quickly. If your TV does not enter the service menu after using this combination, you can substitute MENU instead of MUTE. This seems to work for some sets. Also, the right cursor arrow acts as the ENTER button, so try it if you're having difficulty with the ENTER button.

5) To exit the service menu press the EXIT button or just turn the TV off. Do not turn on the TV immediately after. Let it off for several minutes.

This should reset your counter and you will be ready to enjoy your TV for about another 8000 hours.

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on Jan 29, 2011 | Projection Televisions

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Newly replaced lamp blew under 1 minute!

when you replaced the lamp were you wearing gloves,I hope so if not that could pop it.Other then that most likley a faultly bulb.

Dec 27, 2012 | Projection Televisions

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I have a large screen panasonic tv. The lamp

Turn On tv.
Press and hold Volume Down button on TV Front and PIP/ SPLIT button on Remote at same time for 6 Seconds to reset Lamp Timer and tv will show you timer reset message screen.
Hope this info will help you.

Mar 31, 2010 | Panasonic PT-50LC13 50" Rear Projection...

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Status indicator flashes 3 short times, then one long red flash

Once the status light blinks 3 times, this is an indication that there's a problem with the lamp. The lamp may need a replacement.

If you replace the lamp, but get the same problem, check the inverter board.

If you're not sure where the inverter board is, then you may need to contact a pro for your safety.

Good luck and have a good evening!

Feb 14, 2010 | Mitsubishi WD-52327 52" Rear Projection...

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65 in. dlp is brand new and keeps turning itself off.Wait a couple of minutes I can turn it on but the screen is black for about another minute


I have been trouble shooting this with the dealer for two days and here it is:
The TV sensors are very touchy – and it HATES DIRT so if you replaced the LAMP – go back and RE CLEAN THE FILTER and CLEAN OUT THE LAMP COMPARTMENT with a Blower or a Brush, but first turn off the TV for about 15 minutes. I did not clean out the lamp compartment, and the dealer said that the Fans sense the dirt and will not work because of that.
THEN make sure that your screws are replaced back in the holes in the cover plate that have the little errors over them. The cover plate AGAIN is very sensitive to the functioning of the TV. If you don’t believe me – check it out, when the light is blinking yellow on the status button, PRESS ON the filter cover OR the lamp light cover and see if it the light turns off, because that is what the status light is telling you the problem is about per the owners manual.
Well a clean machine is a happy machine – hope this resolves all your problems and saves everyone a lot of heartache!
Just thought I would share –

Feb 21, 2009 | Mitsubishi WD-52327 52" Rear Projection...

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Mitsubishi lamp

Sometimes the same symptom can be caused by the lamp driver (ballast) failing. Also make sure the lamp door and filter door are fully closed. Unplug for 1 min to reboot. When it turns on, you will hear the fans (airflow sound) and then colorwheel spin up (high pitched) and finally the lamp will fire. If the lamp is bad, you will hear the spark gap make a buzz sound for 1 second.. it will retry a few times before shutting down

Jan 08, 2009 | Mitsubishi WD-52327 52" Rear Projection...

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Reseting the lamp meter on tv

1) Press the POWER button to turn your TV on. Make sure you are set to Cable/TV reception. If the "replace lamp. Reset Lamp timer" notice appears, press "EXIT" on your remote.
2) Press and hold the VOLUME DOWN BUTTON on the TV set (not the remote, the actual TV set)
3) Continue to press and hold the VOLUME DOWN button and press and hold the PIP (Picture in Picture) or SPLIT/PLAY button on your REMOTE control (your are pressing and holding BOTH of these buttons at the same time now).
4) After 5 or 10 seconds (be patient), the lamp serice menu will appear and say your lamp counter has been rest to '0' (zero). That's it, you are all done.

Now, I continue to have the power shut off after a few minutes of play. I think it is a problem with the cooling fan. Damn it all anyway.

Dec 21, 2008 | Panasonic PT-43LC14 43" Rear Projection...

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I have a LG RU-44SZ61D DLP TV and recently replaced the bulb. After about two months the TV went really dim and then started shutting off. The problem increased to the point where you couldnt have the tv...

DLPs have flow chart trouble shooting techniques to pinpoint exactly why your set isnt completeing the boot sequence. If you would like the service manual for your model let me know and i will post a link where you can purchase a complete one.

Apr 06, 2008 | Projection Televisions

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