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Our sony tv keeps turning itself on stand by. you press the standby button on the remote and it comes back on for a few minutes then does the same again until it will not turn back on. you have to then switch it off at the wall and leave it off for a while

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When the Sony shuts down, the standby light shoulb be blinking a repeated count. Can you please post the model number and that count? The count will indicate the circuit that had a problem causing the set to shutdown.

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Dan

Posted on Jul 24, 2008

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(iii) Check the batteries on your remote, low battery power may cause random signals from the remote.

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