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Dead lamp? My TV stopped working and would blink 5 times, then pause, blink 5 times again and nothing would happen. This is supposedly the lamp, but I have changed the lamp twice and still nothing is happening. What else could be the culprit? Is there something that could go wrong when changing the lamp, that I may have overlooked? Everything fits snug and the screws are secure. help? thanks

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Re: Dead lamp?

Make sure the lamp door is back on properly as there is a lamp door safety switch that will cause the same problem. If the door is on properly then you either have a bad lamp ballast pwr sppy. bad or the light engine is defective. My experience is that there is very hight rate of failure with the light engine in this model. This repair is in excess of 700.00 and I'm not sure I would invest that much in this unit.

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