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Resetting lamp panasonic PT40LC12

I purchased a replacement only about a year ago and its still working.  The set is asking me to reset it.  How do I do it. ??? I've tried everything.
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The instructions provided are correct.. HOWEVER! those instructions only work if you remove the "reset lamp meter" message box first! and then go ahead and hold down the volume down button and pip button for 5 seconds... It just worked for us... THANKS!

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Re: resetting lamp panasonic PT40LC12

Press the power button to turn the unit on.
While pressing the Vol-(volume down) button on the projection display,
hold down the PIP button on the remote control at the same time for more
than 5 seconds. When the reset procedure is complete the following message
will appear on the screen. "Lamp time was reset to 0".

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