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ON/OFF button (red - off and on - green) flashing all the time

After manually turning on the TV ON/FF switch, the green light will start to flash and soon it will turn into ref light is flashing. TV wont turn on but you can here the power inside. Please help and advice.

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  • bbcmack Mar 30, 2008

    after replacing the LAMP and Power Supply Block or the LAMP BALLAST. TV wornks NOW! Thanks for the HELP

  • paradise2 Jan 19, 2009

    i have the same situation with 4 blinking red flashes.  what would the cost be for this optical block fan?

  • chuck74 Feb 14, 2009

    how do i fix a thermal fuse??

  • genevieveran Feb 14, 2009

    After replacing the bulb with a brand new one the on-off indicator light blinks green then blinks red 3 times.... HELP.... Initially the lamp bulb went on which is why we purchased the new bulb for 230 dollars plus tax ...I am ready to cry.... please does someone have an answer?

  • Anonymous Mar 11, 2009

    Does anyone know where to order a thermal fuse ? And how to instal it?

  • bathers Mar 19, 2009

    i have the same problem but 16 flashes ? any ideas ?

  • ricka69 Mar 22, 2009

    where can I purchase the Power Supply Block for a 42" GRAND WEGA model: KDF42WE65? What would the part number be? I cannot find it anywhere. Thank you.



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It is important to count the number of red flashes, if it is 5 then the lamp ballast board has failed, (part #1-468-798-14) if it is 4 then the optical block fan (# 178706511) is probably to blame, if it is 6 then the thermal fuse has gone bad..(# a1137954a)

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