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    Moderated By: claudio
    Agoraquest Forum Index Television Troubleshooting
    KDF-46E2000-shuts off-Power light blinks red 3 times Dashboard
    Replies: 3 | Views: 8,773
    Last Reply: August 20, 2011, 11:47 pm

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    Author KDF-46E2000-shuts off-Power light blinks red 3 times

    Rank: Sony Fan

    Joined: Nov 19, 2009
    Posts: 3
    From: USA

      Posted: 2009-11-19 20:33

    Tv plays perfectly for 20 minutes and then shuts off.  Power light blinks red 3 times.


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    Rank: Sony Senior Advisor

    Joined: Mar 13, 2003
    Posts: 14283
    From: Sewell, NJ

      Posted: 2009-11-20 18:49

    Welcome to Agoraquest!  For the KDF-46E2000, 3 blinks, pause, 3 blinks, etc. means "Lamp cover / Lamp position error".  The causes of these errors are "Lamp cover is not securely attached (T1 board) / Lamp is not inserted properly (T2 board).  The T1 and T2 boards contain position switches that are actuated when the lamp cover is fully closed / the lamp is fully inserted.


    Rank: Sony Fan

    Joined: Nov 19, 2009
    Posts: 3
    From: USA

      Posted: 2009-11-21 09:28

    Thank you for reply.  I actually searched the forums and found a solution posted previously by 2 other members and it worked! The solution:  Step 1.  Remove lamp assembly.  Step 2.  Locate small metal clip at bottom right corner on tv end where lamp assembly plugs into tv.  Step 3.  Pull metal clip out slightly toward you.  Step 4.  Reconnect everything and turn power on.  It worked for the other members and worked for me!  I never thought this would work, but I was willing to try anything.  If anyone knows what this clip is for and why this works, I would love to know.


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    Joined: Aug 20, 2011
    Posts: 1
    From: Lynn Ma

      Posted: 2011-08-20 23:47

    I would like to know what prongs your talking about. I Cant see what Im suppose to pull forward? Seems like im having the same exact issue.

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