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Lamp light (lite the color red)

Hi! I just replaced what I thought was a bad bulb, and after checking the light comes on for aprox 15 seconds and the turns off and after 20-30 seconds, the red lamp light comes on. Could this be a bad ballast? A tv repair facility advised me it could be the color wheel. Thank you for any advice,Greg

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  • DannTheeMann Aug 10, 2008

    I have a mitsubishi also and then the # is different from that 1 but,
    we have a problem with the red lamp button and then it just popped up
    but the tv sound works but not anything else, got any suggestions for me?
    and would it be a bad lamp or something? do i gotta get it replaced?


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Chances are its the bad capacitor issue on the power pwb, These symptoms will mimic a bad ballast. You can get a repair kit for the V26 PWB PCB at the following link which contains the replacement capacitors and a CD which identifies the board and capacitor location that needs the capacitors changed and also contains the Service manual on that CD, and the entire kit costt less than just the service manual anywhere else. They have free tech support to help you with the repair as well. Heres the link the kits are listed under the repair kit catagory.
http://servicemanuals.vstore.ca/

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