Question about Sony Grand WEGA KDF-55XS955 55" Rear Projection HDTV

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According to the manual (you can see it here) page 122 that describes 3 red flashing lights:

"The lamp cover is not attached securely. When you secure the lamp cover, the POWER / STANDBY light flashes in red and the LCD projection TV enters the standby mode (see page22)"

Page 22 says:

"... if the POWER / STANDBY light flashes continuously, this may indicate the display unit needs servicing..."


Most DLP displays make use of a "color wheel". These small motors spin at many thousands of RPM. They often begin to make scratching sounds when they are beginning to fail. Some manufacturers make it difficult to change yourself - and others make it pretty easy.

I hope this was at least a good starting point for you & good luck. Please rate my reply. Thank you.

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Reset lamp hours on sony grand wega


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  2. Step 2 Then press "Jump" 3 times to enter the DE Service menu. The TV screen will display the total lamp time hours.
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Picture goes blank AND SOUND goes off together, both back on too


it can still be the lamp for some reason these sony tv's will exibit these symptoms when the lamps are getting weak. by the way when the lamp goes out the entire tv shuts off no video or audio, just to let you know.

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