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Sony KDS-60A3000 will not turn on

The TV power button flashes red 6 times continously and I have talked to Sony's online support. They gave me the basic troubleshooting solutions of unplugging it, trying a different outlet, etc. and it still doesn't work. Please help!

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I am not at work right now and don't have access to my service manuals but i believe a 6 blink on an a3000 is missing 13 volts. If it is in warranty please call an authorized sony repair shop. If not The most likely problem is the power supply board. But there are tests that a technician needs to preform with a dvm to verify which board is causing the problem. The missing 13 volts could also be because another board may be loading down the 13 volt line.

It would be hard for me to estimate a repair cost for this problem, depending on the board it could run anywhere from $300.00 to $600.00


Did Sony tell you to have the tv serviced?

Posted on Sep 05, 2009

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