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KDF-60XS955 shuts off intermittingly and red light flashes 5 times.

I never saw the fix for this. Would you please share it with me.
It just began happening yesterday and I've noticed that if I shut off the TV for a couple of minutes.... it will power back up and run fine for a period of time.
Thank You.
Mark

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  • Anonymous Jun 20, 2008

    My Sony Wega just start doing this. What's the solution?

  • Anonymous Jun 20, 2008

    My Sony Grand Wega KDF-60xs955 is doing the same thing. What's wrong with it?

  • brichards Jul 05, 2008

    I have the same problem I lose video and sound the green lights flashes and in a little time everything is find, I don't think it is the lamp as I would expect that to be a one time and stay out till the lamp is replaced. Since I lose the sound it seems the unit is resetting. I've had the unit 3 years and have yet had to replace the lamp. I'm going to order one this week after I see what comes of this posting

  • fanman19 Aug 10, 2008

    Mine has the same problem and about the same age. I have just let it come back on so far but know that won't last. Mine blinks green about 33 times before getting back to normal. Sometimes it works for a minute and then other times it will work for hours. I tried putting a fan on the back to cool it more but I am not sure it did anything.I hope someone comes up with something about this problem

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My KDF 60XS955 turned on and off like the above complaints. I had an appointment with a Sony Repair specialist but thought that since my bulb was getting really old and taking too long to warm up, I would change it before he came and tried to sell me one at retail cost. I then noticed that the set didn't turn off any more. I ran it that way for a week and then decided to put the old bulb back in and see what happened. Within 1/2 hour it had turned off twice so I changed it back and said that fixed it. I cancelled the sony tech and saved some money. I hope this works for some of you also.

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