My two year old Panasonic TH42PW5UZ worked fine for 18 months. Then it started shutting down after a few hours with the power LED blinking 2 times. Being in the caribbean islands, getting service was not an option. No one from Panasonic or dealers would help on the phone, so I ordered the Service Manual. While waiting for it to arrive, I disassembled the TV, blew out all the components with compressed air, and got a spare screw out of the D-board for my trouble -- no doubt lost in the case during assembly. Upon reassembling the TV, it worked fine for four months more. Now it is exhibiting the same problem, but it will only run for 5 to 30 minutes before shutdown and then it needs to cool down for some time before it will come back on at all. The two blinks on the LED according to the Service Manual mean that the SC or SS or C boards are bad. The SC and SS boards have diagnostic LEDs that light up OK. The C boards don't so I can't tell if they are really bad or not. Since it will turn on and work for SOME time, I suspect the problem may be similar to others I've read about in which a diode on the P board (power supply) is over-sensitive and shuts the unit down in anticipation of a problem. Unfortunately, no service techs want to speculate. Cost to ship the unit for repair is up to $800 round-trip, plus $350 for service, plus parts. I'm thinking I will buy the two C-boards for $150, but they won't let me order them on-line without an authorized dealer! They WILL let me order parts that cost $650 to $1700 WITHOUT authorization. This leads me to believe that the Service Manual suggesting that the C-boards are at fault may not be the whole story. Any feedback from your personal experience would be appreciated.