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I have a Sony rear projection tv that does not turn on regularly.

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it's a first generation HD...
I have a Sony rear projection tv that does not turn on regularly. it's a first generation HD tv that I love, how do I save it? never turn it off? oh, when I can turn it on it works great.
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TV Technician: Tim Nolan, TV Repair Technician replied 7 years ago
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Thank you for posting your question on Just Answer! I will be happy to help you with this problem. Can you please give us some more information so I can better answer your questions.

 

-When it does not come on, the light should flash a code, can you determine this for me? (example 6 blinks pause 6 blinks pause repeat)

-How old is the unit?

 

 

Please give me this information and I will be happy to assist you further.

Thank you,

Tim Nolan

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Customer reply replied 7 years ago
7 blinks and made in Mexico 12-03
TV Technician: Tim Nolan, TV Repair Technician replied 7 years ago
Is it 7 every time or does it change ever?
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Customer reply replied 7 years ago
what do I do?
TV Technician: Tim Nolan, TV Repair Technician replied 7 years ago

Sorry I was asking if the code is 7 ever time or if you get different codes if you try it again and again?

 

Tim

 

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Customer reply replied 7 years ago
always 7 flashes
TV Technician: Tim Nolan, TV Repair Technician replied 7 years ago

You most likely have a problem in the G or D board these are the power supply board and the deflection board in the set. The 7 blink error code denotes a horizontal circuit failure but these blink codes are not always 100% fool proof. We see these error codes come out wrong a lot on your model. Basically to determine the exact cause of your problem we would need to do some detailed troubleshooting, this would require experience, tools and the ability to solder. IF you have this experience and test equipment then let me know and I can assist you further in the troubleshooting. If not then you will need a tech at this point, you can expect this repair to run $300-$500 depending on what exactly is wrong.

 

 

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Tim Nolan

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