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I have a Bravia 60" Sony tv that is 3 yrs old. When I turn the tv on it shuts itself off and the red off button flashes 7 times and stops then 7 times and stops. Ect... How can I find out what this means is wrong with my tv without paying for a tech. To come and charge me to tell me what is wrong. I'm really tight on money right now i just want to know what wrong with it. Debbie

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7 red flashes - main board over heating, can be short on power board or main logic board

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A 4 flash indicates you have a backlight problem. Either the backlight inverter boards have failed or you have a backlight that has failed in the LCD panel. You will need a technician to check the set to determine which is the problem.

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Hold The Off Button for 20 sec should make clicking noise switch off at power and on again should be working

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Try leaving the TV unpugged for 30 minutes so the TV can reset itself.
If that doesn't work, most likely the TV has a power supply related problem. The most common thing to go out is the circuit board that supply power to the screen. Commonly called a Backlight Inverter Board.
I can't say it's 100% the problem because I can't actually look at the tv over the internet.
If by chance the TV is still under warranty, go that route.
If not under warranty and If you have some electronic experience, you can purchase a Service Manual over the internet and diagnose the source of the problem and fix it by soldering in the new part. The Service Manual will give you flashing red light codes, circuit diagrams, test points, and part# lists. Usually, cost under $20.

I hope I shed some light on the subject for you.

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SOURCE: Sony Bravia standby light flashing 6 times

there is a bad ground may on the cable check the voltage on the cable & set if on cable call the cable company. if tv call sony they may help with cost may be still under warranty

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This is a issue with the power supply board here is a link that shows you what this blinking light codes mean
Seven blinks - High voltage shutdown. The high voltage has exceeded 33k and the unit goes immediately into safety shutdown. Check power supply regulation and horizontal circuits.

http://www.techlore.com/article/15444/Understanding-Sony-Television-Blinking-Codes/

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