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Power LED blinks red

When switched on, Power LED blinks green a few times, then I hear a click from the back, and then Power LED starts blinking red 4 times then brief pause then 3 times. The 4+3 red LED blinking pattern continues. If I press Power again, the whole pattern repeats from the very begining.

I do not hear fan turning on while the Power LED is blinking green. Just as the projection lamp gets lit, there's a click and the lamp switches off and Power LED starts blinking red as mentioned above.

Could it be the fan? Sony manual says that Power LED blinks 4 times if fan is not working. However, in my TV, the LED blinks 4 times and then 3 times after a short pause.

I have had the TV for little over a year, and the lamp has about 1000 hrs on it.

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  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    I replaced the bulb in the housing and the lamp blinks green for 10 seconds then turn red and blink 4 times

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    sony 60xbr blinking red led 4 times

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    Red light blinks 4 times then pauses then blinks another 4 times etc

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    Red light blinks 4 times then pauses

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    We replaced the buld now the tv won't turn on. Red light l=blinks 3 times then about 6 seconds light starts to blink again

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2014

    When I turn the TV on the power is green for 6 seconds and then the tv shuts off blinking red three times repeatedly

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It is a bad fan. it also could be a power supply. Quite often the real problem is dirt clogging up the fan(s) to the point that they need to be replaced. Operation of the set in a dirty environment is not a good idea

Posted on Feb 26, 2008

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    Cary Farah Feb 26, 2008

    good luck

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