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Power light flashing????

Flashes 9, then pause and 5. even flashes when unplugged for about 20 seconds. no picture, no sound. i've had this tv since 2004 w/ no problems. is it time for a new set, or is this a common problem that can be fixed? thx in advance, rick

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  • toniba Jul 28, 2008

    green power light flashes for three srconds and still no picture

  • tmeece Jul 30, 2008

    My tv had a loud pop then went blank. unplugged waited 10 minutes then plugged in. two loud pops and no picture tv is only 4 yrs old.

  • apicton Mar 14, 2009

    Same problem here...9 flashes then 5. Trying to locate the hotline # now to see what they say.

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Count your flashes and call the RCA hotline and they will be able to tell you what the number of flashes says about your tv. My lamp needs replaced and I was told 3 to 5 flashes meant the lamp was out.

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