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I have a Sony KDF-50WE655 that shuts the screen off after 3-4 minutes , the front light flashes green for a minute or so and then turns back on for 3-4 minutes. Is it over heating? How easy is it to fix?

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Had the same problem. Did three things not sure which was it, but seems to be fine now.
1 - change batteries in remote control, weak batteries can cause erratic signals per sony's site
2 - unplug tv for 5 minutes for reset
3 - opened tv, pulled out lamp and removed dust, put lamp back

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Chances are is the Lamp is bad. Call 1800-222-SONY and they can get you one ordered.
It is a very common thing to happen particularly if you have not replaced the lamp before. Average hour life of the lamp is 3000 hrs.
Hope this helps,
Skyassoc

Posted on Jul 04, 2009

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