Question about Sony BRAVIA KDL-40S2010 40 in. LCD Television

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Vertical line on teh left side of the screen

Line started about 4" from the top but has now ran the full legnth of the TV. It is a black line and appears to a "crack" on the inside of the TV. The line is visable when the TV is off. 52" Bravia XBR. TV was purchased in February of this year.

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  • homerg Dec 27, 2008

    I have the same problem with Sony KDL-40S2010. A vertical line appeared on the left side from top to bottom when turned on without connecting to cable line.

  • pekks Jan 05, 2009

    I have the same problem. It was only a small line on the first day and next day it is 3/4 th of the left side screen vertically. I have a Sony 40s2010. Please help...

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It definately looks like a mechanical defect with the screen. If you see the line when the set is shut off this means that the screen may have a crack in it, or there is a defect in the substrate.

This type of fault is fixed by replacing the screen assembly. The cost of this would not be worth it.

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Posted on Jan 31, 2009

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