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52 inch rca hdtv ...... green light blinks 5 times and then

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52 inch rca hdtv ...... green light blinks 5 times and then recycles again ... no picture... just changed lamp
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Jim Riddle replied 7 years ago.
If you have 5 blinks and you have already changed the lamp (and you're positive the new lamp is good) I would check for a bad ballast first.

If it isn't the ballast, I would replace the power supply. However, I would lean toward the ballast, because the power supply is working well enough to give you the diagnostic blinking.

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