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My sony grand wega KDF-55WF655 turns on then turns off picture

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My sony grand wega KDF-55WF655 turns on then turns off picture and sound flashes green stanby light for 30 or so flahes and then comes back on and cycle repeats
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Frank the tv man replied 7 years ago.
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Frank the tv man :

IT SOUNDS LIKE YOU NEED TO REPLACE THE LAMP.

JACUSTOMER-kurn7nq3- :

why would that make the sound and picture to turn off

Frank the tv man :

THE LAMP IS SHUTTING DOWN

Frank the tv man :

HAVE YOU EVER REPLACED THE LAMP

Frank the tv man :

I WORKED IN THE FACTORY YOUR TV WAS MADE

Frank the tv man :

I HAVE A LOT OF EXPERIENCE WITH THIS PARTICULAR MODEL

JACUSTOMER-kurn7nq3- :

yeah about three years ago when they replaced the optical block for the blue lines

Frank the tv man :

yeah your are do for another one

Frank the tv man :

I CAN GIVE YOU A LINK YOU CAN PURCHASE THE PART

JACUSTOMER-kurn7nq3- :

so you don't think it is the lamp power supply

Frank the tv man :

I DO NOT THINK IT IS THE BALLAST

Frank the tv man :

YOU HAD THAT LAMP IN THERE FOR 3 YEARS IT NEEDS REPLACED

Frank the tv man :

THAT WOULD BE MY FIRST STEP

Frank the tv man :

I RECOMMEND REPLACING THE LAMP EVERY 2 YEARS

Frank the tv man :

http://www.discount-merchant.com/Sony-XL-2200-TV-LAMP-p/sony_xl-2200u_a1601753a_enc.htm?1=1&CartID=0

JACUSTOMER-kurn7nq3- :

yeah good start because that is probably the first thing someone is going to do if i take it to someone

Frank the tv man :

THAT IS A LINK TO PURCHASE THE PART

Frank the tv man :

YEAH YOU CAN REPLACE THE LAMP YOURSELF.

Frank the tv man :

THERE ARE NOT A LOT OF PROBLEMS WITH SONY'S

JACUSTOMER-kurn7nq3- :

Yeah I took it out today not to difficult

Frank the tv man :

OTHER THAN THE OPTICAL BLOCKS OF COURSE

Frank the tv man :

DID YOU GET THE LINK

JACUSTOMER-kurn7nq3- :

glad that was under warranty

JACUSTOMER-kurn7nq3- :

yes thank you

Frank the tv man :

THEY ARE CHEAPER THAN GETTING IT FROM SONY AND IT IS A ACTUAL PHILLIPS LAMP

Frank the tv man :

JUST LIKE SONY USES

Frank the tv man :

IF YOU ARE SATISFIED WITH MY ANSWER PLEASE ACCEPT

Frank the tv man :

DO NOT FORGET TO PUT THE LAMP DOOR BACK ON OR THE TV WILL NOT TURN ON

Frank the tv man :

THANKS FOR USING JUST ANSWERS

Frank the tv man :

IF YOU HAVE ANY MORE QUESTIONS FEEL FREE TO ASK

Expert:  Frank the tv man replied 7 years ago.
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Expert:  Frank the tv man replied 7 years ago.
IF YOU ARE SATISFIED WITH MY ANSWER PLEASE ACCEPT IT.