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Video Shuts Off - Green Light Flashes

Our two year old Sony Grand Wega KDF-60XS955 recently developed a problem. Regardless of input source (cable box, Playstation 3, DVD player) the video signal will occasionally shut off. The green light on the panel will flash about 29 or 30 times (counted with different results, likely as it was difficult to keep count!) and then the red light comes on briefly, and picture comes back on.

Any assistance is very much appreciated. Thanks!

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Re: Video Shuts Off - Green Light Flashes

Your lamp most likely needs to be replaced. Not uncommon for this to happen.

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Hi I have a Sony Grand WEGA KDF-60XS955 TV

Ur right the cooling fan is defective,check it,clean it might work normal again.Not, than the cooling fan must be change.

May 04, 2010 | Sony Grand WEGA KDF-60XS955 60" Rear...

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Tv turns on then after about 3-5 minutes shuts off and the green standby light flashes then afterabout 3-5 minutes tv turns back on

Most likely you need a new Lamp. This is a common symptom. I believe it is a XL2200 Lamp.
You could order it from Sony at 1800-222-SONY.
I hope this helps,

Oct 27, 2009 | Sony Grand WEGA KDF-60XS955 60" Rear...

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Goes off and on

I replaced the lamp today in my KDF-60XS955 and it has worked perfectly since then. I purchased the lamp from sony, costs more but I got the correct part. Might be your problem since I had similar symtoms. 30 green flashes and picture/sound cycled off and on about every thirty seconds. Good luck. Chrismickey

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I have a KDF60XS955. When I power it on, the fan comes on, the standby light flashes green several times, the lamp comes on and the standby light goes to solid green. This lasts for less than 5 seconds then the lamp goes out, followed by ~30 green standby flashes, the lamp coming on with the solid green standby light for about 5 seconds then shuts off the lamp again. I can hear/feel the fan running the enitre time. This cycle continues endlessly. Please help!

May 20, 2008 | Sony Grand WEGA KDF-60XS955 60" Rear...

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Sony TV Screen

Is you model listed below?

Sony wega blue dot or star pattern on screen
Models: KDF-42WE655, KDF-50WE655, KDF-55WF655, KDF-60WF655, KDF-55XS955, KDF-60XS955, KF-42WE620, and KF-50WE620

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