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TV on/off light keeps blinking red light/no sound or picture on screen

My TV which had been working fine suddenly refuses to turn on. When I turned on the TV with my remote, the on/off light on the TV keeps blinking red. This blinking continues and does not stop unless I unplug the power. No picture or sound. Any ideas? Kim

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  • jackm Nov 15, 2007

    I have the same problem...there's just a blinking red light on the ON button, no sound or picture. How do you fix a STR REGULATOR PROBLEM?

  • Anonymous Dec 15, 2007

    I have a very similiar problem just happened to my Toshiba 65H80 TV. While watching TV, suddenly the picture from the TV goes black and the red LED power indicator blinks repeatly. The only way to turn off is to unplug the power. After plugging back the power and press the Power button, the TV screen briefly appear white for a few seconds then just turn off by itself. The red power LED is blinking again. I hope someone has a solution. Thanks in advance!

  • ReneeKCarrol May 08, 2008

    I just have experienced the exact same problem with my Toshiba HighDef...
    model 32HF73.... Anyone found a solution yet?

    Thanks in advance...

    [email protected]

  • gurubilltosh May 31, 2008

    I had this problem a year ago and had it repaired under extended warren ty. "Replaced defective deflection board U*01". Part #23786217x. Cost would have been at least $300.

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    red &green lights blink continually with no sound or picture.

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    The picture blinks in and out like your eye sound is good nothing else is wrong except the blinking picture screen



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SAME PROBLEM!!!!!!!! WHATS GOING ON WITH OUR TOSHIBA'S!!!!!!!!!!! How much will this cost to fix? IS IT WORTH IT?? BOXING DAY IS COMING ANYWAYS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! What do you think?

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Sounds like a main STR regulator problem

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Here's a solution that I received from an TV expert in another website: "This sounds like a power supply problem. i have seen it several time on your model. i would not keep trying to turn it on it might damage something else in the tv. the reason it is shutting off is because the power supply is putting out too much voltage. a repair cost will range around 300-400. this is a great model and well worth a repair. here is a web site that might help you in finding a repairman." <-- $300-$400 is too much! But throwing away a 300lbs TV will cost a lot of $$$ for the towing and dumping too. I haven't decide what to do yet.

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