Question about Mitsubishi WS-55909 55" Rear Projection Television

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Will not turn on completly

When turning on the television, the green light comes on and you hear the click. After two seconds it clicks off. No picture or sound ever happens.
Also for the past few weeks prior to it not coming on, the picture would be distorted. It would be somewhat curved with double images in some areas along the edges. Every now and then if you tapped the TV, it would straighten out. Now it won't come on at all, just the ckick on then back off after the two seconds.

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  • Anonymous Dec 09, 2007

    I am having the same problem. I have had this tv for 5 years and haven't really had any problems with it. Now it suddenly won't turn on. It behaves exactly as stated above, it turns on for about 2 seconds and then shuts off completely. I have tried resetting the system, unplugging the power for awhile, nothng seems to work. I have a WS-B55.

  • ctraingo Jan 04, 2008

    I too am having the same problem with my WS-55909. Great service for five years and no real issues leading up to this problem. It shutdown today during the middle of a program. Now, when the power button is pressed it lights the green led for about two seconds and then shuts itself back off. Very interested in any thoughts on what the problem might be???

  • Anonymous May 14, 2008

    I have the WS-B55 and it's about 5 years as well. I have no control with remote or manual changes to the TV. I had Best Buy come to look at it and said I need the control panel replaced. Meaning behind the on/off button the wiring board to the actual button control. Best Buy said their part supplier no longer carries the part. What a waste I paid almost $3K for an un fixable TV.

  • waterboy5777 Jun 14, 2008

    Having same problem. Help?

  • davidka1 Sep 24, 2008

    Mitsubishi WS-55909: When turning the TV on with either the remote control or front panel POWER switch, the TIMER green light will come on for about 2.5-seconds, and then the light goes off and a click is sound (like a click of a relay being switched from one postion to the other). The TV is about 5-years old and I had no problems until now, although, few months ago it started acting up: the picture will be off, but when the TV was reset it would be OK again. I tried SYSTEM RESET and unplugged the TV overnight but no change. The TV will not come on. Is it the on/off switch or relay which have failed ?

  • sndfooj Oct 20, 2008

    when attempting to turn on the tv by remote or front panel, click is heard and green light comes on for a few seconds. Tv does not come on and second click is heard and green light goes off.

  • Anonymous Dec 02, 2008

    TV shut off in middle of program. Now when powered on the TV shuts off after a couple of seconds.

  • danielartz Dec 02, 2008

    TV went off in middle of program. Now when TV is turned on green light stays on for a couple seconds and turns off.

  • William Tomko
    William Tomko Mar 20, 2009

    I have the same problem, has anyone been able to discover a fix without buying a new TV???

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If it is like mine- it's the power board. It is no longer available so you have to buy a new TV

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