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I turned on my TV (KE-42XBR900) yesterday and after a few seconds, it automatically turned off. Right after the TV shuts off, the standby timer light on the TV / Plasma screen flashes 6 times and the red light on the base unit flashes 9 times. What could be the problem?

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  • MOAN1 Mar 19, 2008

    My unit also turns itself off within a few second of starting up.  The amber light blinks 6 times.  I have tried unplugging both the TV and the receiver, to no avail.  The TV was repaired a few months ago at a cost of $1200.00 for a similar problem (9 flashes).  I'm thinking of junking it and buying a new TV.

  • Anonymous May 02, 2008

    (KE-42XBR900) Turn on power on MRU, TV powers up, clicks, no fans power up in TV, and turns off after a few seconds. Right after the TV shuts off, the standby timer light on the TV / Plasma screen flashes consistenly RED/GREEN RED/GREEN and the red light on the MRU flashes 9 times.



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