My tv has been working fine- until last night- the screen went off- all 3 lights started flashing in order- then the picture would come back. Now it keeps doing it every 5-10 min. It stays on longer after it has been off for a while. All the fans seem to be working- cleaned 3 of them- and still- same problem. HELP !!!!!!!!!!!
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started with different color pixels not coming in till the tv warmed up. Hadf to turn TV on and off several times before clear screen. Last night TV went black with a giant red x in the middle of screen. Now just 99% black.
Now,tv on?.Tv "LAMP" LED light indication flashes or stay on?How long the Lamp been inside this tv,been inside like 1 1/2 or 2 years and tv been on each day like 4 or 5 hours a day in used.The lamp life are over.Should replace another lamp.
Tv projection Lamp might be some how the causes again.Tries unplug,replug tv back like about an hour later.Try it again,should work now.If not,yes the projection lamp,might have been kill by the cold weather.
You definitely have a bad lamp. Sony rates the lamp life at between 4000 and 8000 hours. There are 3 things that effect the lamp life, listed in order of importance: 1) number of times the lamp is turned on and off. Every time the lamp is first fired, it takes life off the lamp. Customers I see that turn the TV on in the morning, leave it on all day and then turn it off on the evening can get up to 12000 lamp hours 2) ventilation. Be sure you have at least 6 inches of open space all the way around the set and that the vents are clear of dust and debris. 3) power. If the power is interrupted when the set is on, there cannot be a proper cool down cycle. The fans will run after you turn the set off to properly cool it down, if the power is lost this cannot happen. If your power is unreliable, buy a small UPS to let the set finish a cool down cycle
Occasionally a lamp will faill before the average lamp time due to being defective. from your purchase date it sounds like you got about average lamp time. Be sure to purchase AN ORIGINAL SONY LAMP as a replacement, becuase the aftermarket lamps are bad news, Be sure to rate this solution. Thanks!
Sounds like you need to replace your lamp and the tv will work fine until the new lamp goes out. I have had three lamps since Nov 2006 in mine and I have a notice coming up on my Panasonic saying I need to change the lamp right now. Which is strange, because before there was no warning, it worked fine and then when we went to turn it on again, it just did not work until the lamp was replaced.
possible clod solder connection in the scan b+ voltages,contact sony and get them to check their dealer store locations in your area and have them send a message to the dealer describing your fault to them also.
I had the same exact problem.
I removed the bulb and cleaned it. There is a small screen at the top of the bulb and it was covered with dust. Once it was cleaned I replaced the bulb and it solved the problem.
Thanks to those who posted the solutions