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Bright blue patch in center of screen.

Sony Wega KDF-42we655. A bright bluish patch has started to appear near the center of the screen. Problem has been noticeable for a couple of months. Lamp failed and was replaced about a week ago. Now patch is brighter and more noticeable.

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  • wsdlandscape May 23, 2009

    A blue haze has covered a 1/3 of the screen.

    Is it worth the new bulb, found on line for $115 @ Bluestar international

  • big valsalva Jun 05, 2009

    I called Sony. They wanted to send out "their" technician to "diagnose" the problem. It was going to set me back $100.00 plus tax (conveniently billed to my credit card) just to get a tech into my house to tell me my optical block is bad. Probably an $800.00 fix. No a new lamp won't fix the problem. I'm ridin this horse til it dies then I'm getting a new TV. Not a Sony.

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The optical block is going bad. Contact Sony support and have your model and serial numbers handy. Sony sometimes warranties these even after the 1yr factory warranty.

Posted on May 21, 2009

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