Question about Mitsubishi WS-55511 55" Rear Projection Television

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The tv just turns off after about 5 seconds and won't stay on. i've used the system reset and unplugged it already. no power surge, lightning storm, etc. Ideas?

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  • philipcarrie Aug 25, 2010

    Thanks. I had read previous exchanges with other problems and pushed the menu/device input buttons as directed to get the error code. it seemed to me to be 2 blinks, pause, 2 blinks, pause, for 4 or 5 times but I'm not sure if there was a longer pause after 2 of the blink cycles or not. what is the recommended repair if it is indeed the 2 blinks/2 blinks/pause as you suggest?

  • philipcarrie Sep 09, 2010

    tried this last night and it didn't work. tv turns off after a few seconds so this doesn't work

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If reset does not cure it and if after about 70 seconds of unplugging set the green power light stops blinking, do this:

When power light comes on and goes off, on the front of the set press and hold both the menu and input buttons at the same time for at least 5 seconds and RELEASE both buttons.


Power light should blink a two digit error code like 2 blinks, 2 blinks, a pause and repeat it four more times.

Let me know what error code you find and if this told you something you did not know, rate this solution as very helpful as I do this here for free.


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  • philipcarrie Sep 09, 2010

    double checked this and the power light blinks 2x then pause about 4 or 5 times; so what does this error code mean and what do I need to buy/do to fix it?

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Try this:
1) turn on the TV
2) from the remote control press MENU 2,4,7,0 then ENTER
3) tv will state on screen that it is INITIALIZING
4) when done press the front reset button.
5) should be good to go!

Posted on Sep 03, 2010

  • philipcarrie Sep 09, 2010

    tried this last night and it didn't work. TV just turns off so this doesn't do anything

  • Larry Sep 09, 2010

    Are you hitting the correct MENU button on the remote? TV MENU not the device menu button.

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