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The green light on the front will not stop blinking and the tv will not turn on. Have tried to reset to no avail. also tried unplugging it.

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This model has a documented problem of electrolytic capacitor failures on the DM board and power supply board. There are no replacement boards available but there is a repair kit available at http://www.tvrepairworld.com/mitsubishi_repair_kits which has the usual parts that go bad and generally will repair the unit. They have just added a new repair kit which has the parts for both the DM and power boards for $61.00 and shipping. The kits come with excellent instructions and pictures.

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This is called the blinking green light of death-----only one of two things can cause this problem.

First: remove front speaker grill (IT PULLS OFF) AND remove inspection plate behind it; look for the two bundles of wires coming down and to the right from the front keyboard of the set.

Unplug both plugs you find (different and marked so you cannot mix them up-----the idea is to take the front keyboard out of circuit-----set will still function with remote as receiver is behind front screen)

Try (after 70 seconds) to turn on with remote

If it comes on---defective reset button on front keyboard----use set only with remote or remove and remove actual reset switch---it is located behind and part of frame for screen----entire front screen would have to be removed to get at it.

Second: if disconnection of the front keyboard does not help, the DM unit is bad.

As you look from back of set it is large metal box at extreme left side.

The blinking light is the unit trying to "Boot" up-----these have a problem where caps and a few other parts in that unit fail-----kits on the net are available----Mitsubishi no longer sells or services these units but PTS Electronics does repair them.


Let me know if you have questions and try disconnection of the front keyboard FIRST.


REGARDS, SD TECH

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After researching online, my TV problem seems pretty common. TV - Mitsubishi 1080 series WS 55511. Green blinking light blinks for 3 seconds, then goes out and TV never turns on, but I hear a slight...


The green light is known as "The blinking green light of death". This refers to the green LED on the front panel of the TV that normally blinks when turned on after a power failure or when unplugged: the green light is supposed to flash for about 1 minute while both microprocessors boot up: If it won't stop blinking it means that they aren't communicating w/each other. Unfortunately, it's common in Mitsubishi & other RP TV's. Getting this fixed by a professional is around $6-700 with labor, parts, etc. It's really not worth it in my opinion. I would go out and buy an LCD or an LED TV.

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Probably needs a DM board.This is avery common problem and the board may not be available anymore.Sometimes you can repair them by replacing bad capacitors on the DM board.

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I WAS WATCHIN TV THE OTHER NIGHT AND ALL OF A SUDDEN THE TV TURNED ITSELF OFF AND THE LITTLE GREEN LIGHT IN FRONT STARTED FLASHING VERY FAST -SO I UNPLUGGED MY TV AND THEN PLUGGED IT BACK IN AND THE GREEN...


Some of these sets if you unplug them---The green power light will blink for about 70 seconds before it stops--this is normal as the receiver unit in this set is booting up. Wait for the light to stop blinking and then the set should turn on. Some of these sets develop a problem where the light never stops blinking--usually the receiver is now bad--very expensive to get fixed.

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Did you try unpluge from the wall, and repluging back after 10 min.
Also run the self diagnosis by pushing the menu and device buttons on the front and let me know the code?

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Resetting the TV
If the buttons on the remote AND the buttons on the TV case do not work (channels do not change and you cannot open or navigate the menu), the TV has stopped responding. Reset the TV as follows:

NOTE:
Some TVs have a reset button. If available and accessible, try using the reset buttons before using the steps below. Using the reset buttons can save time.
1. Unplug the TV power cord from the power outlet.
2. Unplug any connected devices (DVD, Set-top boxes, etc...)
3. Press and hold the TV power button for five seconds.
4. Plug the TV power cord back into the power outlet and turn on the TV.
5. Open the on-screen menu to confirm that the TV is responding again.
6. Turn off the TV and reconnect the devices.
7. Turn on the TV.
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