Question about Mitsubishi WD62628 62" Projection HDTV

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Tv only 2 years old

Just a few days ago - my WD-62628 bulb went out. I bought a new one and replaced it according to the instructions. Now the fun begins ....

After replacing the bulb the set powers up with a flashing green light ( I believe it's doing it's diagnostics at this time ) then the green light goes out. I then hit the power button a second time and the set powers up like normal showing video and sound. Problem is after about 30 seconds - the set shuts down and the lamp indicator shows solid red. I have done this serveral times and even reset the tv, yet I get the same outcome.

the manual gives me 2 conditions - for red steady indicator, either the lamp has reached the end of it's lamp life ( can't be this since I just replaced with a brand new one ) or TV may require service.

Any better suggestions?

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I don't know your set in particular, therefore I will be generic.

On some projection sets, there is an hours counter that is manualy resetable. Make sure that it is reset. If you can have a readout of the amount of hours used on the lamp this will tell you if this needs to be reset.

Normaly, when the set reacts as per your description, there is a cooling problem, or a fault in the power supply.

Also with your model of set, check to see if there are any safety switches that work with the cover or door for the lamp access. With the safety switch option, if the uPC thinks that the lamp is not properly enclosed or installed it will not allow for proper startup.


Jerry G.

Posted on Apr 13, 2008

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