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

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Video cycles on - warmup mode - on warmup mode - etc.

The TV turns on as normally and then approximately 2 minutes later the video shuts off and the power light blinks green indicating the set is "warming up". The video then comes on again for a minute or two and the set goes back into the warm-up mode. This cycle apparently continues forever. The first time it occured, I had been watching the TV for hours when it suddenly went into warm-up. Since then, the set behaves as stated above. The only advice from Sony was unplug it for awhile and try again. (didn't work) I also reset the TV back to all factory settings with no effect. I've ordered a replacement lamp, but really don't think that's the answer. Has anyone seen this problem? An ideas? Thanks ahead of time for any help you can give.

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  • Bill Mitchell Dec 10, 2006

    Replaced the bulb ($200 from SonyStyle). Seems to be working fine.

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Sounds like a bad bulb.

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