Thanks for the wonderful and informative thread. I was experiencing the green flickering color wheel issues that many have described in this thread, and so undertook the cleaning linked above.
Unfortunately, the plastic on the tiny ribbon cable between the top and body of the unit came completely apart when I tried to loosen the cable. (I was extremely gentle, and think it must have simply been weakened by heat or something) Regardless, my projector will no longer start up.
I have a solid amber power light. Pressing the power button causes power to flash green three times (no sound of fan or indication of lamp lighting) and then return to amber.
I believe I have the ribbon cable solidly reconnected, but with those tiny connectors it's impossible to be sure. I still have my remote, and would personally be happy to simply disable the top controls.
Is there anything I can do to recover my projector?