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Sony lcd projection tv in self diagnosis mode. 4 red flashes

I have a sony lcd projection tv product code kdfe42a12 and it has been stood unplugged for 2 months. when switching it back on the tv wont start but goes into self diagnosis mode flashing red 4 times in around 2 seconds. what does this mean, and how can i fix it?

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