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Tv powers on and off

When i turn the tv on it will turn on for a second with no picture or sound. the tv will automatically tryto turn itself back on 3 times with no picture and sound. The tv then will about 30 seconds later allow for you to try to turn it on again. the tv will come on after 10-120 mins later of going off then on the picture will apear.

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  • decha Jan 15, 2008

    I try trun it on but still brinking 3 times and then no picture no sound again and again



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Sounds like your bulb is nearing the end of its life span you will be needing a new bulb soon.

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