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- Does TV power indicator light turn to red and flash in specific pattern like 3 blinks, pauses and repeats 3 blinks pattern?- Where did you purchase the replacement lamp from and what was the cost of lamp?
Thanks for the info. Please reply on 2nd info request as well..
- Where did you purchase the replacement lamp from and what was the cost of lamp?
Thanks for the info.
3X flashing red power light is an error code that indicate either the lamp isn't installed correctly (lamp body will push a safety sensor switch inside lamp housing) OR the lamp door isn't closed properly (as the lamp door also push another safety sensor switch).
Since you get few channels through cable box that doesn't mean it is the lamp problem because same lamp shows you those channels so I would recommend to install old lamp back in TV carefully, close the lamp door/cover securely and turn On the TV.
Ebay lamp $22 may not work so install old lamp that was working in TV for fewer cable channels and reply back with the result.
Excellent, glad to know that TV is back in business.
Regarding fewer channels, I would recommend to reboot cable box by disconnect its power cord from wall outlet for 5 minutes, replug back in and let it reboot that may take several minutes to finish then check channels, I hope it will fix the problem. I hope these info will help. If you have any additional questions, feel free to ask. If you're satisfied, please rate me a 5-star at the top of your page. Thank you.