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Dark picture My tv has gotten very dark. I used the vivid setting on this tv and loved the picture I got. The picture now is not as bright and on some shows it gets so dark i cant see at all. I have tried adjusting the brightness contrast and color and nothing has worked. Dvd's look great on it. Any ideas on what may be wrong? I have a dark picture on all channels, I tried to adjust everything but nothing works. My TV is about 5 years old.

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You know it sounds like the same problem i had....
look this is something you can try.... "turn the tv off and unplugg it!!!"...you'll need to take out the lower front part of the tv......(where the speakers are to be exact) on each lower end you will find 2 screws..Be careful it will open to the side and there are many wires, i suggest you mark them to know where to put them back...then right in the middle there will be a black cover with about 5 screws..take them out....and look at the very bottom you'll see a thing with 6 pegs....the top ones are for the screen "DO NOT TOUCH THEM"...the ones on the bottom are for the colors...re adjust them...the left one it's for blue, the middle one it's for green and the last one it's for red...

I had the same problem after i moved....and after i re adjust that the tv looks super...
i hope that helps..:P

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sony had a recall on this set see if this is one of yours
http://esupport.sony.com/perl/news-item.pl?news_id=24

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