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I recently replaced 1 fans and a color wheel now about 1 month later my lamp blew would this be related some say after replacing a color wheel is normal to have your lamp blow

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It is not related to the failure of the fan or color wheel by anything other then the age of the set..the lamp has a normal life of 4000 to 6000 hours and since your set is around 3.5 years old it probably has that amount of time on it..the lamp is consumer replaceable and many places sell them..the lamp number should be on a small sticker on the side of the set

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