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Have a sony wega triniton 2003 tv. Following power failure I

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Have a sony wega triniton 2003 tv. Following power failure I have no picture, just a video 3 message. Hooked up to a fios box. Sound is good.
JA: Just to clarify, what's the exact model of your Sony? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: 13 years old KV 36FS100
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: Unplugging and rep lugging because red light was blinking, that took care of that. Checked for loose connections to fios.
JA: The TV expert can solve this for you. Anything else you want him to know before I connect you two?
Customer: No
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Louie replied 11 months ago.

Hi and welcome to JustAnswer,

Thank you for the question and your patience. Should you still need assistance for information purposes only...

Initially, is the Sony's screen all blue but with a " 3 message..." ?

And, have you also tried unplugging the Fios box?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
It is black with a video message and yes everything has been unplugged.
Expert:  Louie replied 11 months ago.

I understand.

Have you checked / replaced the connecting cables?

Still, the only easy user doable try of a test would be to temporarily replace the Fios box with another source such as an old VCR, DVD player with similar A/V OUT jacks. The idea is to disconnect the Fios box and using the same cables to the same jacks of the Sony, connect the VCR (or DVD player or camera or game console).

If the " with a video message..." symptom persist, then it would be an internal hardware issue with the KV-36FS100.

Please post back results / observations of the above once tried.