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Picture and sound went out suddenly on a Sony KV-35S40

The picture and sound went out suddenly on my KV-35S40 TV. The front red light blinks. Any suggestion on what component to check for the problem?

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  • dwelle Dec 17, 2007

    Mine didnt just go out when it was on. I went to turn it on and the red light just kept blinking, no pauses or code blinking just blinks on and off. I dont know if this means anything but before I tryed to turn it on it sat in my garage for a year and I moved it to my new place and tryed to turn in on then it did it, and I did not drop it or anything. pls help as I dont have money to take it to a repair shop. thanks DAR

  • Anonymous Jan 07, 2008

    Same thing - it went out like the power had been suddenly cut - a small circle of color appeared on the lower right hand screen. When we attempted to turn it back on the red light just blinks.

  • Anonymous Jan 11, 2008

    Tv went out suddenly while watching it. Tried to turn it back on.No luck, just the stand-by light blinking. Visually inspection all of the circuit boards and didn't see any signs of componet failure. Wht should I do next?

  • Anonymous Jul 08, 2008

    same as others-picture and sound went out. flashing red light in the front.



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Sony has problem with bad picture tubes as well as flyback transformers .if you have shorted hori output then replace it if set shorts it out again your looking at bad flyback transformer as well as maybe leaky tube.

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