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I'm ***** *****. I have a Panasonic TV model #PT-56LCZ70. It

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Hi, I'm ***** *****. I have a Panasonic TV model #PT-56LCZ70. It turns off and back on again.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: Sometimes within minutes of turning it on, but mostly after it's been on for a while. After that it's very random. Sometimes seconds within it powering off and back on again.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.

Hello, I’m Nathan, and I’ll be assisting you today. My livelihood depends on your positive feedback, so your satisfaction is my highest priority.

Sorry to hear you’re having trouble.

Can you tell me exactly what lights you see on the front display?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
When the TV turns off the power light blinks red about 8-10 times then the TV turns back on.
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.

I need to know exactly what you see - specifically which lights (there should be more than 1), which color, and the exact pattern (number of blinks). They all mean different things so having complete and accurate information is critical to resolving this.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The TV is not turning off and on at the moment, but when it does there is only the red light that flashes, about 1 second in between (10) flashes.
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for confirming. The issue of not turning off, or getting the red flashing just means that it is cooling and starting to shut down.

I'm more concerned about turning off and on again though, as that points to a deeper hardware problem.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It definitely turning all the way off then back on. Sometimes it will shut off again with a few seconds and turn back on, but mostly it's after a few minutes.
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.

Is it the POWER or the LAMP light that you are seeing flash red?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.

Okay next time it happens please watch it again carefully to confirm the number, as 10 actually isn't an indicator of anything, though 12345679 are.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
OK, will do. Thanks.
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.

You're welcome, let me know when you have a chance. You can bookmark this page to get back to me later as I realize it may be an intermittent problem.

Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.

Do you need more help with this?