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I am getting 5 blinks

Tv is going blue and shutting off. Now I am getting 5 blinks from the standby light. Not sure what this means. Please help!

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Re: I am getting 5 blinks

If the whole screen turns a bright blue and shuts down then you may have a bad blue crt. This will need to be replaced plus adjustments/alignments. Get an authorized Sony servicer to do the repair. Good Luck

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