Hello, My name is Aric and I will be glad to assist you.
How long have you had the set for, and has any work ever been done to it?
Also, are there any blinking lights on the front of the TV?
2 years no work has ever been done to it
when i left the tv on andand only got sound after about a minute mayby less it shut off on its owne and a red light apears does not blink.
Try this with the TV OFF.
Press and hold the ACTIVITY and Channel DOWN on the front panel until the status light starts flashing. It will flash a two digit code: 3-4, 4-2, 6-6, etc.
Thanks for the reply.
The problem is that the Lamp needs to be replaced. The ballast is not even clicking on because the Lamp is open, and the unit sense No Lamp is installed. The average life for these lamps is between 2-4 years, but they can also need to be replaced sooner. Here is a link where you can purchase the Lamp for your set.
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