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Failing lcd(s) in middle of screen from top to bottom

I have two lines of lcds that are failing vertically in my sony kdl-40s2010. Each line is about 2-3 lcd crystals wide. Anyone had this problem or seen Sony respond responsibly?

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  • cjcozzens Apr 15, 2009

    These things should last at least 10-15 years. I bought this in 2005.


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Most likely the panel is bad. You have a year warranty on the panel. Please check your purchase date and contact a local Sony authorized repair facility.

Posted on Apr 15, 2009

  • Paul Buscema Apr 15, 2009

    I agree. Sony bought panels from Samsung and the failure rate was quite high. It is probably a waste of time, but I would get on the phone with Sony and make a fuss.


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