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No picture or sound - Power Save light blinks red 5 times - nothing on the screen

When the tv is turned on, the power save light is green and flashing.  After a short period of time (30 seconds), the power light blinks red 5 times.  It continues the red blinking 5 times cycle for a short period of time and then the unit powers off.
The set is almost 4 yrs old and the lamp has never been replaced.

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I also have the same problem with the flashing green light for a while then a different red light starts blinking on and off around 5 times....and i replaced my burnt bulb with a new one...still no picture.

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Re: No picture or sound - Power Save light blinks red 5 times - nothing on the screen - Sony Grand WEGA KF50WE610 50" Rear...

Best first step = change lamp

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