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Sony KDF-42WE655 watching tv last night and I heard a pop and tv went blank.The power button just kept blinking green.I unpluged the tv from the wall and let it set for a minute.When I plugged it back in the light turned red and flashed 5 times and paused then flashed five times again.I replaced the opticle engine about a year and a half ago.Could this be related?

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Bad lamp and/or lamp driver. Try replacing the lamp first.

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I have a Sony KDF-42WE655 was watching it then heard a pop then no picture or sound the led on the front blinks red and green?


Check the lamp of your television. It is possible that the lamp came to its end, to confirm if the lamp is busted, pull the lamp out and for you to see the if lamp filament is broken. if it does, you need to replace the lamp.

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I have a 60" Sony


Hi,
It seems lamp/ bulb popped again, check lamp inside tv.
If tv does not show red blinking light then it would be lamp that knocked off, replace lamp in tv to fix its problem, please buy Sony original lamp for good picture in tv.
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Please check lamp in tv as pop sound seems broken lamp.
Did you replaced lamp in last 2-3 years in tv? If not, then its lamp that got broken and tv needs new lamp.
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I have Sony TV model KDF-42WE655 which stopped working. No display and when powered on, the green light comes on and blinks approx 50 times and turn red (blinking red). How and what do I need to buy to fix...


Its not the green light that you should be count but the red. How many times is it blinking? Here is a quick update of the errors that are most common.

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If the lamp is blowing that soon, the cooling fan is not working, or is plugged with dust. I have heard some people have a filter that needs changing or cleaning. Check your manual. The cooling fan is on the optical block and not easy to get to.
Probably a job for a tech.

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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:
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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!

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