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Tv runs then turns off power button flashes 5 times goes blank still has sound then about 3 minutes later flashes 5 times again then I get picture then does it all over again. I removed the bulb door and ran a blowdryer on cool blowing on the bulb and still does it. Please help me. Thanks
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Did you recently replace the lamp? now before the tv shuts off, is there any distortion or discoloration on your screen? if not and you have a new lamp then this is most likely just a ballast issue and an easy/cheap fix. if not then I would recommend changing the lamp first...