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Need verification of potential ballast issue and to be directed to step by step fix it directions

I have a Sony Grand WEGA KF50WE610 made in 2003. I just replaced the lamp in front and the TV worked well for 4 days then last night when I turned the power off the TV showed a solid red light in the on/off indicator but the TV screen remained on with no picture displayed. I thought that it would eventually shut off, but it never did. Several hour later when I discovered it was still on, and I tried to turn it on it would flash green, yellow then 3 red flashes, again and again until eventually clicking and the on/off light would stay solid red for awhile then I'd hear a couple more clicks from the t v like when it shuts off. I believe this is a ballast issue, but have no Idea how to replace it. Can you confirm if this sounds like a ballast issue to you? If so can you direct me to step by step directions on how to replace it, and where to buy a new ballast. Much appreciated, David

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After lamp replacement, TV worked 4 days and now TV gives 3 blinks error. right?
If yes, please recheck lamp door / cover and fix it properly.

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