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Blue to Black screen on Sony KP-57WV600

I have a problem with Sony KP-57WV600: When I turn it on there is sound and a blue picture for about 10 seconds then the screen goes black, sound continues ok. There is a red light on the front panel that blinks 7 times. Any Idea what the problem is? I would appreciate any asisstance.

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  • KrisEverette Jan 03, 2008

    I have to same problem. Just happened the other day. Is it an issue or recall?

  • classic134 Jan 03, 2009

    My Sony KP-57wv600 goes from blue to black or stays on blue for 2 minutes when turned on. Then i have blue curved lines in the picture. What can i do to correct this problem. Thank you very much

  • Anonymous Feb 17, 2009

    I have the exact same problem.. 7 blinking lights blue to black picture. Any help is appreciated.



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Thanks you so much for this info.

I had the same problem with my Sony KW-57wv600. Blue screen turns black after a few seconds, and then standby light flashes seven times.

I called a local TV technician, and described problem. I was told it would not be cost effective to fix. After reviewing the "simple" instructions given on I figured I had nothing to lose.

10 minutes to remove front panel, a "very slight" turn of a screw, and TV worked again perfectly. I could not believe it!

Thank you so much for your help!


I have always been a fan of Sony, swearing by Sony products exclusively. After this experience, I am now forced to consider some other options when purchasing electronics in the future.

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I too have 57wv600 and your problem is same as mine VOLTAGE withen tube is off ...this is common problem sony knows full well and will not tell us this voltage can be adjusted with a philips screwdriver i had blue lines then solid blue then shut off...7 blinking lights ...went to this site followed directions (too simple)and now i have perfect picture.serviceman said i needed new tube.b.s. never change your tube it is not the prob!!!!!!!....go to read post(comment) near bottom of page by paul t dated 12/26/2007 and instructions on how to remove our front panel is fully explained ...a screwdriver will fix your problem I guarantee it.....

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I have a service manual for this TV with all the board layouts and lots of info. I am willing to share if someone can help with this problem. So far I have only been able to determine that I have the same problem, that either 1) a +B overcurrent is detected (IC5007), or
2) overheating is detected (Thermistor TH5002).

Posted on Jan 17, 2008

  • TaoHawaii Jan 17, 2008

    P.S. The overcurrent is detected by too much current flowing throught R5013.


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