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My Sony LCD KDF -E42A10 turned off and won't turn back on again. The power light blinks red 6 times. I've tried unplugging it from the surge protector and waiting 3 minutes then plugging it into the wall but that didn't help. Sony couldn't help me, either. Any ideas so I don't get ripped off by their authorized repair people that charge $139 just to look at it?

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Most likely your thermal sensor has failed this is on the side of the lamp holder inside the tv the light engine has to be pulled back in order to access it, not an easy task to get to this. You might try putting a fan behind it and cool it to see if this helps. The other cause of the code is that the LCd panel has gone bad. If you find this to be the case, If you have any warranty on the product, now is the time to use it, a replacement panel is about 80% the cost of the set new. You can also as a last resort if you don't have warranty to contact Sony again and tell them the issue and find out if they will cover this repair. There is a clas action suit from some on issues very similar to this. I am not sure if this is still open but it is worth the try. go here n file a claim many have gotten there product fixed or replaced for free. http://www.sonysxrdtvclassaction.com/main/maillist.sfx.
That is what the 6 blinking red light is pointing to.

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