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KDF-E60A20 I have a Sony Wega 60 Inch HDTV that I bought in 2005. Recently the screen started going blank while I am watching TV. The power green light in on but the TV looses the picture and sound. After about 20 seconds, it comes back on, and everything is fine. Any solutions? Thank you,

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  • cynthiafesta Jul 07, 2008

    When starting to watch the t.v. The screen goes blank and in 30 seconds it comes back on? It goes off again moments later and the problem repeats itself?

  • tammymc Jul 16, 2008

    I have the same problem and this tv is less than a year old. I have already replaced a bulb at $200 ( although warranty probably would have covered that as it was within the first year.) I am very frustrated. I thought that the red light on the front was supposed to blink it if were the bulb. And how m any times do you have to replace a freakin bulb on a tv that originally cost over $3000? Dissappointed in Sony. I will be calling them tomorrow and maybe even going to Sam's to speak with management tomorrow.

  • Anonymous Sep 04, 2008

    I have the exact same problem. It goes off every few minutes, makes a buzzing sound and then comes back on. The green light never goes off.

  • Anonymous Sep 16, 2008

    I have the same exact problem. I have had this tv for about 15 months and the mother board went out two months after i bought it. Right now the picture and volume go off and on every soem odd seconds. I am desperate, please help! I wasn't clear on your solution how to do this?

  • Anonymous Oct 18, 2008

    Yes, I have the same problem! my TV is doing the same thing that everyone else is describing.

  • Anonymous Oct 19, 2008

    this is and I tried solution #2 AND THE RESULTS ARE IN----- IT WORKED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! $0.00 COST.


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My sony wega kdf-e60a20 had exactly the same problem 2mins on 2mins off no flashing red light just the normal green. I suspected a power supply problem. After some research I bought a new lamp for it (even though I was sceptical that this would work) It is extremely easy to change the only tool you need is an allen key wrench (for 1 of the 4 fasteners) Anyway it worked a charm and I realized my picture had been gradually dimming for some time. Haven't had a problem since and the picture is much brighter. Immediately before it started doing this it would just switch off briefly about once an hour. I bought a new lamp on ebay for $115.

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It works!! First i took off the front panel. Just check your manual for instructions, very easy to do. If you do not have a manual just down load one from google.. The instruction are easy to follow. The screw they have you loosen with a alan wrench is attached to the plastic, so you do not have to worry about dropping it inside the tv. Removing the lamp was simple. once out you will notice on either side are two small mesh screens. One of mine was 80% blocked with dust, the other side was only 30-40% covered. I used a vacuum to remove the blockage, i did not want the dust and dirt to go inside the bulb. i then cleaned all around the lamp. Reinstalled, and we are go to go. The kids are happy and i am happier since my wife not be buying a new TV.
total cost of repair $.00
time required to fix, less than 15 minutes.

Also when my TV was loosing sound and picture and then return. I did turn off my TV, then turned on. I nothiced a red blinking light. Mine flashed 5 times. After some reserch, 5 times is video related, bulb or video board. google red flashing light with the model you have and you will find what all the codes mean.
So if yours is flashing 5 times try the above, it might work for you and it is well worth the time before you call a tech and drops hundreds of dollars.

hope this helps.

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Do this for me turn off tv hit the follow hit this button display,5,vol down, power and till me the error code for this set this a have a
cpu in them ever time the led blink on front of set that mean thear is some pu with tv. so chech it and git back to me with code
thank you. bob..

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