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Sony KP-51HW40 rear projection TV - green screen then no picture

When the TV is turned on I get a green screen with thin horizontal lines. This lasts for about 5 seconds then the screen turns black. The TV is still on with audio, just no picture. I just need to know whether this is worth repairing. The TV is 7 years old and if the repair could cost more than $500 I just don't think it would be worth repairing. Thanks for your advice.

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  • bobbosse Jan 01, 2009

    When the TV is turned on I get a green screen with thin horizontal lines. This lasts for about 5 seconds then the screen turns black. The TV is still on with audio, just no picture. I just need to know whether this is worth repairing. The TV is 5 years old. My model is a KP-51WS500

  • EBK31 Jan 06, 2009

    I have the same problem. The tv repair man told me to get a new tv because it is the tubes and they are expensive. Should I listen or can it be fixed without the high cost.

  • salismail Jan 15, 2009

    I Have the sameproblem, but it's red and then no picture.

  • dfogl Jan 28, 2009

    I have the exact same problem. Have you found an answer yet?

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Check this link it will (should) resolve your issue.

http://www.somelifeblog.com/2007/06/sony-projection-tv-red-line-repair.html

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