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Screen Turns Red and then TV shuts off

My TV flashes red 3 or 4 times and then goes completely red and shuts itself completely off. the red led button flashes 6 times. any ideas what it can be?

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Re: Screen Turns Red and then TV shuts off

You red crt is shorting out.tap the neck of the red crt lightly to try to remove the short.if no go also inspect the neck board.

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