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Ssl2006 sylvania TV goes dim and turns off within 5 seconds when turned on

When i turn on my ssl2006 sylvania tv, within 5 seconds the tv dims and then turns off. I haven't used this tv very much and not sure why this is happening. Can someone please help me!

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  • spikepw Nov 27, 2007

    my sylvania ssl2006 goes dim and turns off within about 10 seconds. I have only had this tv for 1 year and it is only 13 days out of warranty.

  • rentz Jan 22, 2008

    Same problem as above

  • jopather Feb 24, 2008

    I was given a SSL2006, and it turns on for about 10 minutes the first time, then shuts down. Turning the power on again allows it to work for another 10-30 seconds before shutting down again. Almost like something overheats?

  • MARYIA Feb 29, 2008

    When i turn on my ssl2006 sylvania tv, within 5 seconds the tv dims and then turns off. I haven't used this tv very much and not sure why this is happening. Can someone please help me

  • sbythewood Apr 06, 2008

    I've had this TV for 4 months and now when you turn it on it dims then cuts off within 5 seconds. What can I do to fix it?

  • Anonymous May 29, 2008

    I turn on my TV manually or with the remote and it turns off.

  • celm1 Jan 04, 2009

    I have had a 20" SSL2006 for 2 years and tonight it just started dimming and powering off. Changed out power source (switched plugs) and replaced batteries in remote........looked online and found this site.....:(

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    bucknathan61 Feb 02, 2014

    my rca big tv has the exact same problem

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The forum website has a bunch of users with a solution with the TV turning off.

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