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Sony kdf50e2000 was turing off by self,got new lamp now it

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Sony kdf50e2000 was turing off by self,got new lamp now it blinks gree 2or3 times then red,fan starts but then turn off
JA: What's the make/model of your device? How old is it?
Customer: sony kdf50e2000 have had it about 9 years
JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: Have installed new lamp in 2011 then last week tv started to turn off by it self,Now got new lamp but it does not show picture only blinks
JA: Anything else you want the Electronics Expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: thats about it,thanks
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Consumer Electronics
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 month ago.

Hello, I see you were chatting with the site's automated response system. I am Mike, the real life technician assigned to help you. Sorry to hear you are having problems....
Are you available to chat with me right now?

Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 month ago.

Where did you buy the new lamp and how much did it cost?

Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 month ago.

Are you having website difficulties preventing you from replying?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Tv lamp bought. At Alamo tv in San Antonio tx cost 90 dollars .web site ok
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 month ago.

Please do this:

-unplug the tv POWER cord

-take the lamp out

-CAREFULLY insert the lamp in and make sure it is seating fully

-Make sure to put the lamp DOOR onto the tv and secure the locking mechanism

-plug in the tv power cord and try to turn on

Reply back here and tell me what happens:

-clicking, fans, etc

-LED on front panel does what during power on

-LED on front panel does what AFTER tv fails to turn on

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Cancel everything thank you , will buy new tv I guess, too much trouble
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 month ago.

Reply back here when you are ready to continue.

See website help pages for cancelling.