TV Repair Questions? Ask a TV Technician for Answers ASAP
Model Number WS-65869
Serial Number 114717
It blinks continuously and rapidly. There is no click sound when the power button is pressed.
I responded as asked, unplugged the set, held the power button on the set for 20 minutes and then plugged back in. The Timer Light is still flashing rapidly.
You will see I did the last step you suggested and nothing changed.
I did see that Rock and thank you for the reply.
Unfortunately, there isn't a quick fix or this problem, and the TV will require component replacement in order for it to power up normally again.
These sets are known for issues in the power supply- more specifically there are several capacitors that are prone to going out of spec and will cause the set to stay in a bootup sequence with the Timer Light blinking. It is most common whenever you have a storm, power surge, or outage for this problem to occur.
The capacitors on the power supply board will need to be replaced, which is something that you can tackle yourself if you are comfortable performing some basic soldering and reading instructions. There is a kit at the link below that includes all of the parts you need, along with step by step instructions on how to repair the issue yourself:
If this is not something that you're comfortable with, then a technician will typically charge $250 parts and labor for this type of repair. In this case you an use the link below to locate a Tech in your area:
I know this is not the answer you had hoped for, but the set will require these capacitors replaced in order to function normally again.
If you need further assistance let me know and I will be glad to assist you further.
Eric,I did as asked, unplugged set, held power button for 20 seconds, plugged back in and the timer is still flashing rapidly. I could not respond online. Must be a day of gremlins.Rick