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A message flashes at the bottom of the screen

Mitsubishi WD-57731. A message flashes at the bottom of the screen saying TV will power down check air flow. TV then goes off, lamp light flashes for a few seconds, i turn the TV back on and this repeats for 3 or 4 times and then it stays on for the rest of the evening. The yellow status light stays on. ???

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Tv is overheating.  possible that fan not working or temperature protection circuit faulty.  check fan for excessive dirt first.  could be as simple as cleaning the fan

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But MAKE SURE you let sufficient time for the tv to cool off before unplugging the main.

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AIr flow is blocked?.....is this the message you get on screen mitubishi have a problem with what is called the thermal sensor.. the processor says its getting to hot... mitsubishi suggest service center replace this thermal sensor.

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Here's something that might also be useful. After you turn on the set, and get the regular red blinky lights, hold down the Device and Menu buttons together for about 5 seconds.
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12 = No error detected, check power supply.
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