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Sony triniton 37 inch flat screen ( five years old)

The problem I'm having is the set-up screen keeps popping up at about
10 second intervals. I have tried unpugging the tv, pressing the menu button on the remote, and the display button. This only shuts it off for a few seconds. I had this same problem about two years ago but it stopped
doing it after a day. Can anyone help with this problem? I would appreciate any advice.

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First make the set have a hard reset. To do this, unplug the power cord for at least 4 hours to 6 hours (over night), and then try using the set. You will have to re-do the user setup. This will reset the internal programming and restore it to factory user defaults settings. Unplugging for a shorter period of time may not do the trick.

If the hard reset does not fix the problem it probably has a defective eeprom or a bad voltage regulator that feeds the controller IC-EEPROM IC's. In which case you will need a tv tech to dignose the exact fault condition and determine the failed parts. (There are about 120+ parts associated with these functions).

This can be a number of hours of work to troubleshoot. Then there will be the cost of the parts, if they are still available for this model. If the main IC/EEPROM has to changed, the complete factory alignments will have to be done.

Jerry G.

Posted on Apr 12, 2008

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