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TV fan(s) kick on at power up for few seconds three times then everything turns off. Error code indicates 21
No blinking. Lamp has never been replaced. worked fine yesterday.
No sound and no picture and never a red light. just unplugged set (blue led side lamps show for a moment) and plugged back in. after fan cycles, i pressed input and menu button for 5 sec and now get error a repeated flashing 6 blinks ontimer light
owned for 3 or 4 yrs
just hit power button, one click as normal for tv to start, blue side leds light up and fans start for maybe 10 seconds (like they're running but no buzzing ) and then off threes times. This time red LED light show up. Pressed menu and input and still get 6 flashing lights - pause and 6 flashing lights
You need to replace your Lamp. The 6-6 code indicates "Lamp not installed", "Lamp did not fire", or "Ballast did not fire". The set attempts to start up three times, then the Red LED (Lamp light) shows up. This is all common with a failed lamp. These lamps run hot and typically run between 2-3 years and are consumable components that are designed to fail. The solution is to replace the Lamp in your set with the correct OEM lamp. Try to refrain from buying the $40-$50 lamps on Amazon or from Pureglare as they are NOT rated by Mitsubishi for these sets, and tend to run for a few months at most if they even work out of the box. The link below is to the correct Lamp for your set:
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ok just ordered from site you suggested. odd course of error code changes. hope this works. lamp doesnt look burnt but manufacure date was 2008
The lamps typically won't look any different when they are bad, as they are gas charged and can lose their internal gases.