TVs & Home Theaters forum

General discussion

Sony 55" LCD TV Issues

by rkhanson76 / June 28, 2008 4:30 AM PDT

My Sony television just stopped working the other day. When I try to turn it on, the LED light flashes red 6 times and then shuts down. Does anyone know what the problem could be and/or how much it might cost to fix?

Thanks in advance

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Sony 55" LCD TV Issues
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Sony 55" LCD TV Issues
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
The problem
by Dan Filice / June 28, 2008 4:56 AM PDT
In reply to: Sony 55" LCD TV Issues

What model do you have? With about a zillion Sony models out there, it would help to know what model you have. I take it you haven't read the instruction booklet? My Sony booklet says a flashing red light means your lamp is out and need replacement.

Collapse -
Model Number
by rkhanson76 / July 7, 2008 1:12 AM PDT
In reply to: The problem

It's a KDF-E55A20. Sorry for the confusion.

Collapse -
Instruction Booklet
by rkhanson76 / July 7, 2008 1:17 AM PDT
In reply to: Model Number

And I did read the manual, but my model has a seperate "lamp" light. This error is actually the the light that lights up green when the TV is turned on, but recently lights up red and flashes 6 times. According to everything I have read, this is a code Sony uses to diagnose the issue, but I have been unable to find what the 6 flashes represent.

Collapse -
Maybe ask Sony
by Dan Filice / July 7, 2008 2:33 AM PDT
In reply to: Instruction Booklet

Did you register the TV with Sony after you bought it? Even if you didn't, Sony has a website with a Support link where you can email them to post your question. I've done this a few times and they respond quickly.

Collapse -
According to the Manual...
by Dan Filice / July 7, 2008 2:54 AM PDT
In reply to: Maybe ask Sony

The LED indicator lamp on the front will flash RED when the lamp needs replacing. The manual doesn't say anything about 6 flashes, it just says the light will change from GREEN to RED and it will flash. I would assume this is what's happening, but if you email Sony they will tell you exactly.

Collapse -
Sony LCD TV issues
by Princy-mthombeni / April 17, 2011 1:57 AM PDT
In reply to: Sony 55" LCD TV Issues

Hi there

would you please tell me what was the solution to your Sony TV issue? I also have the exactly problem with mine. just stopped with the red light flashing 6 times... Kindly assist if you can

Collapse -
here are ALL the Sony codes
by givemeaname / April 17, 2011 3:11 AM PDT
In reply to: Sony 55" LCD TV Issues
Popular Forums
icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

CNET FORUMS TOP DISCUSSION

Help, my PC with Windows 10 won't shut down properly

Since upgrading to Windows 10 my computer won't shut down properly. I use the menu button shutdown and the screen goes blank, but the system does not fully shut down. The only way to get it to shut down is to hold the physical power button down till it shuts down. Any suggestions?