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Sony LCD Projection TV turning OFF!!!

Hi, My SONY TV keeps turning off at diff time intervals. The light flashes for like 6 times and then it stays off and we have to turn it back on. What could be the problem? Is is something we could fix ourselves??

Thanks so much!!!/ Kat

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  • kmorris May 13, 2008

    My Sony KDF-42WE655 stays on for two minuest then shuts off and the green light blinks 30 times then it comes back on. We just replaced the bulb in March. We have tried resetting. Any ideas?

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I also have a Sony KDF-42WE655 42" Lcd television. We just changed the lamp (bulb) several weeks ago and has noticed that everytime we turn on the television it stays on about 30-40 seconds then cuts off. After about 15-20 seconds it cuts itself back on. Weird!! It must have something to do with changing the bulb!?!?

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The six blink code is caused by a power fil on the G1 POWER BOARD. THE MOST COMMON PROBLEM IS THE SOFT START RELAY MAKES A POOR CONTACT. REMOVE RELAY, BURNISH CONTACTS AND REINSTAL, THIS WILL CURE THE INTERMITTANT SHUT DOWN.

Posted on Jun 12, 2008

I also have the same exact problem with my KDF-E42A10. I have puled the lamp out and it does not appear cracked or dusty I put it back in and it still shuts down every minute and then restarts. I am very frustrated with Sony as this seems to be a frequent problem. HELP!!! Any solutions for me. I do not think that the lamp is broken as the picture is fine for the minute it works before it shuts itself down.

Posted on Jun 17, 2008

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