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TV SHuts OFF, 8 flashes, Blue screen

Can see and hear picture, then the screen fades to Blues and shuts off, a couple of times the sound stayed on. I still get 8 flashes from the standby button. Cant get the set to stay on long enough to list codes. (not sure im getting it right either). Audio Amp IC406, please expand on this component, what should I check for, I need a schematic or picture.

Your help is greatly appreciated, just ordered cable and the TV is going out!! ahhhhhh!

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  • boot69nam May 10, 2008

    the tv turns on and I have sound but the screen is blue!! help!!!!!

  • Dr Kim Jun 11, 2008

    My Sony KP-65WS500 also turns off by itself and flashes 8 times. The picture is fine as well as the convergence. Turning it on wil work for some time before it turns itself again. After few cycles, it will stay on for extended period. Did anyone had simailar problem and solvedit?

  • Jimbo007 Aug 12, 2008

    Doing the same thing after having it repaired 3 years ago. Again, I have very thin arcing lines (green) in my screen all the time. My set goes green before shuting itself off. Blinks 8 times. Last time it cost me 400 dollars to have it repaired. They replaced one of the lights and it worked beautiful.

  • Anonymous Nov 06, 2008

    Sony 57" real projection tv. 6 years old. Went to blue after turning on, then shut off by itself with standby light flash a couple of times.



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All back projectioon tvs what about hanging the bulb at the right hand side of the tv
for sony tvs have a look at manuals for other tvs also try cleaning air vents at same side
with hoover and make shure tv is at least 4 to 6 inches from wall hope this helps ps
the cleaning should be done every 4 to6 months

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