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Sony Kp-65wv700 Too much red -- white looks redish

My Sony Kp-65wv700 has a clear picture, but it has a red cast to it.  When white objects or letters are on screen, they have a red hue to them.  I have tried adjusting the hue to correct for it with no luck. I have also adjusted the convergence--still has the red cast.   The red led light on the front of the tv flashes 5 times. I am told this may indicate what the problem is.  Anyone have any ideas on a fix for the tv?  Thanks!

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Fix the red:

· Which models are affected with the "flicker" problem?
A1: There are 12 models in total: KDP57XBR2, KDP65XBR2, KP46WT500, KP51HW40, KP51WS500, KP57HW40, KP57WS500, KP57WV600, KP57WV700, KP65WS500, KP65WV600 and KP65WV700.

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