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Tv just switched itself off and refuses to restart. On reading the manual it asks to count how many times the red light flashes...answer 6. What does this mean? Has the lamp blown?

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Most likely the lamp has failed. The problem with 6 blinks is that when the lamp failed most likely the thermal sensor for the lamp also failed. Most likely you will need a qualified sony tech. to repair.

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