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Light bulb flashes 3 times, TV won't turn on

The TV won't power up. The white light scrolls, than power light turns constant red and light bulb icon flashes 3 times.

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    brad ross Nov 08, 2008

    well i have the same problem... got a new bulb and still nothing.

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Well i know what the problem is... if your getting the white scroll and then the red light flashes but the fans are comming on and you got a new bulb the broblem is the ballast. i know cuz i had the same problem and a good friend of mine has a tv shop and i had him look at it but the good news is that its not that hard to change. if you try to go through LG thay wont be able to sell you the ballast if your just a coust. good news is that you can fined the ballast on ebay from light bulb flashes 3 times, TV won't turn on - s.gifeasywaylamps its about $130.00 bucks shiped. bud news about is that thay are from china(it is where i got mine) but it works great and hasent gave me a broblem yet. if any one eles has the same problem and it was something eles.... PLEASE POST IT. i hope my info has been helpful to someone.... thanks Brad Ross of East Moline Illinois

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