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TV shuts off

I have a Hitachi 55vf820 which I purchased 2 years ago. It was a good purchase until recently the television started to turn itself off automatically about every 15 to 25 minutes with no ryhme or reason. The lights on the front of the set for the power(blue), Temp Indicator(red) and Lamp indicator(red) in that order start blinking. The set then powers off for about 20 - 30 seconds and then turns itself back on again.

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  • badset Dec 22, 2007

    I am having the exact same issues. My 55vf820 will stay on for about an hour and then it shuts down for 20-30 seconds and then turns back on.

  • Randal Baldwin Feb 26, 2008

    I have this same problem. Temp,Light, and power light on my 55vf820 starts blinking together and tv shuts off for a few seconds(cooling down i am guessin) then starts back up. Is a bulb replacement going to fix this problem?

  • Randal Baldwin Feb 26, 2008

    Temp,Light and Power LEDs blink simentaneously and tv shuts off(cooling off i presume) then comes back on in a few seconds. The forums i have read suggest lamp replacement, but would like a confirmation before i invest $200 or more.

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I would suggest that you guys turn the unit off when this happens, unplug the unit for 30 seconds, plug it back in, and see if this helps. If this does not solve your problem, you should call 1-800-448-2244, so a service center in your local area can be found for further assistance.

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