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KV-XJ29M50 29" TV-Loud thumping sound on startup

I bought this Sony 29" TV Brand Nw about 2.5 years back and it has been working fine. Recently, it has started to give this thumping noise that comes from inside the cabinet and it comes whenever I turn it ON. Also, the picture sometimes becomes grainy and i thought it was some interference but now I have discovered that when picture becomes grainy, if i restart the TV it becomes clear again. This noise is really annoying and the technicians here in NZ thinks normal,though no one has physically inspected the unit, I have spoken to them on the fone. Please advise.

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Re: KV-XJ29M50 29" TV-Loud thumping sound on startup

Symptoms are not related,what you hear is the high voltage turning on and that is normal if it only does it for less than a second,the grainy picture might be intermitant,dont turn it off,when the picture is grainy tap the side of the set to see if it racts and if it does you know you have a loose conection.This could be outside because of a loose ground on tha cable or inside in the tuner.

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