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Occasional poor reception, no digital reception when turning on television

I have owned this tv for about two and a half years. The television is connected to a good quality rooftop antenna I am not on cable. For at least the last two years, frequently when turning on the tv I get poor reception and no digital or HD reception. When this happens I have to turn the tv on and off from one to several times before I get normal reception. When the television is operating normally the picture quality is quite good on all stations. There is never any problem when using an external source such as a dvd player.In all other respects this televisions performance is excellent.

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Re: occasional poor reception, no digital reception when...

There is a known common problem with that model and as per Sony bulletin you need to replace L6903 with P/N 1-406-662-11 and add a small ceramic cap to location #C6931 P/N 1-115-156-11... Any shop will understand what I've just said so take it with you when you drop the set off for repairs... It's an inexpensive fix and well worth it. Hope this helps. Bill

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