I brought my tv to a repair shop 45 days ago my tv wouldn,t turn on the power light would flash 6 times. now it does it again the same problem the repair shop told me it would be another 400.00 dollars in labor after i just spent 600.00 dollars 45 days ago so it now turns on for 3 sec. and shuts off then blinks 7 times. can someone please tell me what the problem can be i can't afford to put any more money into this television. thank you
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The green picture tube has an internal short. Happened a lot with that model. The tubes are no longer availible. But a reputable company called Video Display will rebuild the tube completely. But the tube must be pulled and shipped to them. Most repair shops would charge around $400 to $500 for the complete job.
Symptoms shows TV has problem of faliure of convergence out ICs. (2 ICs in TV) and need to be replaced.Let me know do you want to repair it at your own? ... ... if yes, it is necessary to have experience of TV repair and basic electronics knowledge.
I believe the problem is either in the G board ( power supply) or the D Board ( high voltage) as the 3 blinks indicate the G board, and 7 indicates the D board and 6 indicates the +5 line a and b boards. So with that many codes its most likely the G board (power supply) You can get a new replacement G board at the following link which comes with free tech support to help you plug the baord in which is very easy. Its listed under the Sony parts category and its the A-1316-566-A sony G board, Here is the link. http://servicemanuals.vstore.ca/
nspect the bottom of these boards for cold solder joints with a magnifier & resolder
suspect pins, also check the capacitors on
the board, if they are little silver smd
type look for yellowish liquid to be present
around one or several of them, you need to replace, either of the above could be your