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Bulbs keep burning out

I have a Sony 60" LCD Model number KDFE60A20, and I am on my 5th replacement bukb in 4 months, the last bulb I recevied only last approx 8 hours ( actual use ). The tech that came out on the 4th burned out bulb says that its the LTI replacement bulbs, the warranty company will not send an OEM replacement for my unit. Does anyone have suggestions/ or experienced the same problem with these LTI bulb?

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I would try a genuine sony replacement lamp. There are some reputable sellers on ebay selling them for a couple hundred dollars...Oh also, you say your TV is under warranty?

If it is under Sony's factory 1 year warranty, I would call them direct. If your on some sort of extended warranty plan, through a 3rd party company, tell them you want the genuine sony bulb. Put up a fight, and if that doesnt work, read the fine print for your 3rd party warranty. My extended 3rd party warranty states that if the TV fails 3 times during the extended warranty period, they will replace it with a new one as per their "Lemon" policy.

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