Hoping people still paying attention to this thread...
I have a Panasonic TC-P65VT50. It has worked like a champ for just shy of 7 years. A few days ago it started doing something that appears to be pretty unique, at least unique in the few forums I’ve found on-line. Admittedly, I haven’t read all 88 pages of this topic, but I’ve perused quite a bit of it.
When I turn the TV on, it works. If it gets past the 3 to 10 minute mark, it’ll work for as long as I want to watch. However, more often than not, in that 3 to 10 minute timeframe, the screen will suddenly display what can best be described as colorized white noise, and the sound goes out. It will stay in that mode for 30-60 seconds, then one of three things will happen. It will shut itself off. Or, it will shut itself off, power back on, and resume displaying the colorized white noise. Or, it will display the message, “An error has been detected and recovered,” it will reset itself and start showing content properly again. If it resumes showing content normally again, the 3 to 10 minute timer kicks back in. If it gets past that timeframe, It’ll work great for the rest of that session. But normally, it if goes all white noisey again… it’s done. One time it reset itself twice, then continued working properly.
While poking around trying to research this issue, I’ve found a number of troubleshooting guides related to 7, 11, 13, blinking error codes. I’m very willing to troubleshoot, and then hopefully send a board out for repair… but with the issue being intermittent, none of the guides I’ve found seem to apply. So I’m kind of hoping one of you more experienced folk will have a guess about the component most likely to be the culprit in this situation.