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Mitsubushi 1080 HDTV has an air flow block

My TV shuts off in two minutes with a message display stating to check the TV for an air flow block. What can I do at home to take care of this problem?

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There is a fan in the back. Make sure that the fan is spinning and that the grille is clean. It is possible that the sensor is bad too.
Keep us posted.

Dan

Posted on Jun 06, 2008

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