Question about Sony Grand WEGA KDF-55XS955 55" Rear Projection HDTV
My Sony tv is randomly shutting off and coming back on. It can go for several hours or it could be every two or three minutes. I've had the tv for about a year and it shows no other problems. Sony really had no solution other than leaving it unplugged for a little or making sure it was plugged directly into an outlet. I have an extended warranty and have contacted a repair man. They haven't come out to look at it yet, but they think it could be the lamp. The problem is if it turns out to be a lamp, the warranty won't pay for the service call because the lamp coverage I have is just for parts so I want to see if I can figure this out before having the repair man come out. The lamp indicator trouble light on the front of the tv is not lit and the tv doesn't blink in red for the trouble codes when it shuts off. Any ideas?
My Sony was doing this too. The tech found that the reflector around the bulb was cracked probably from overheating of the bulb. The TV was shutting down to cool down the bulb. This fixed the problem. I had over 6000 hrs anyways on my bulb. HTHs
Posted on Mar 31, 2008
When the lamp becomes weak in this Sony the unit will shut off intermittently. I would replace the lamp and use only an OEM Sony lamp, not an LTI or other knock off. The knock off lamps are of poor quality in my experience and opinion.
Posted on Feb 04, 2008
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