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Mitsubushi code 59: "DM short detected"

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I own a WD 52631 DLP TV. After turning the TV on, 5 minutes after it turns off and I get the error code 59 and the red light steady. During those 5 minutes I can see picture on the TV as normal

Is this related to capacitor failure? ... please help me

Raul Smith
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Yes it sounds like it.
Blinking Problem
http://www.chrisandnat.com/Projects/BlinkingTV/blink.htm
http://www.jeremyburns.com/Mitsubishi-Green-Blinking-Light-Fix.pdf
http://www.fixya.com/howto/h159332-mitsubishi_dm_board_repair
http://hdtvoice.com/voice/showthread.php?t=32186
replace DM

Picture of bad caps
http://www.auctioncreations.com/wd62525a.JPG

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Note: The front panel buttons must be used, NOT those on the Remote Control.



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• The LED then flashes indicating the value of the LSD (ones digit) of the Error Code.

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Power Excess heat. Check Lamp Filter

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