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I have a Sony Grand Vega KF-42WE610, and there is half moon of blue dots in the middle bottom section of my screen on every input. The unit is 4-5 years old and the buld was replaced about 2 years ago. The picture seems fine, and I am not sure why the blue is all of a sudden showing up on the screen? Can you give me some advice as what to do, to get rid of it?

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  • Tayjan Dec 29, 2008

    I have the same TV with the same problem. I called Sony and was told that the extended warranty for this problem on the 2003 models expired 6-30-08. The warrentky for the 2004 models, those ending in 620 expires 12-31-08. If you have the 04 model with this problem, act fast and call Sony directly. It looks like I am out of luck and the repair will be over $1500 with parts and labor.

  • dwb41539 Jan 19, 2009

    I have the same problem with my set and also found out that Sony knew about the problem but never notified the set owners, at least they never notified me. I even called tech support and questioned them if possibly I had a bad lamp. They never mentioned the problem the set had, and just told me that they didn't think it was the lamp, and that I should contact a local repair person. The local guy was familiar with the problem and that was how I found out about it. I called Sony back and spoke to their complaint department and asked them why they didn't notify the set owners about the problem. They used the excuse that it was posted on their website so I told the person that I would have no reason to visit their website unless I was looking for information to buy something, which I hadn't. I also asked them how an owner would find out about the problem if they didn't have internet access, He had no answer to that question.

    I am presently filing a complaint with our state consumer protection agency. Personally I think it's a little shady on Sony's part.

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Contact sony i think they have agreed to pay for the optical block issue till this year of june .

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Replace Light Engine -Cost of Rebuilt Light Engine If they have any is not Cheap!! Just replaced one for customer in a 55 sony vega, they paid over $5,000.00 for it Repair Bill was $1950.00 Call UED and ask them if they have any rebuilt ones,and cost 1-800-648-6657 .

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