Question about Sony KDF-42WE655 Television

1 Answer

KDF-60XS955 Blue dots all over screen. Lower left corner of screen has a small blue cone shape. Will a new bulb fix this? If yes how do I replace the bulb?

Posted by on

  • arniekaminer Jun 20, 2009

    will probably buy a new (LCD) set.

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 10,594 Answers

It is problem of light engine (optical block) in TV and Lamp replacement does not solve it.
TV needs replacement of light engine, that is costly part.

Posted on Jun 20, 2009

  • Shahid Electronics
    Shahid Electronics Jun 20, 2009

    Yes, its wise decision.



  • sloober Jan 06, 2011

    Call Sony. They offered discounts on new TVs, including a free 40 inch!

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have the Sony KDF-60XS955. It has a blue corner about 3 inches on the lower left-hand corner which is on all the time. Also, when there is a black screen, you can see small blue dots all over the...


momkennedy13,

You have the fatal Sony KDF optical engine issue. Sony has had most if not all these models fail prematurely. The solution is to replace the optical engine. The problem is they are not available as a new unit only a repaired unit so the problem will no doubt reappear in the future. Many people have had success with contacting the Sony customer service representatives and can usually get them to sell you a new unit for a couple hundred dollars. For my money that would be the best way for you to go. I have a tip at http://www.fixya.com/support/r7851924-sony_projector_yellow_or_blue_dots which explains the problem and offers solutions.

Thanks for using FixYa and for the great rating.

hardrocko

May 23, 2011 | Sony Grand WEGA KDF-60XS955 60" Rear...

1 Answer

Blue dots on screen. Blue band on on/off side of screen.


blue dots on screen,bright blue haze right corner to north westpast center of screen.

May 24, 2010 | Sony Grand WEGA KDF-60XS955 60" Rear...

1 Answer

Blue dots and blue area on my screen


Your blue LCD panel is failing. It is within the Optical Block and the entire block must be replaced in order to repair this. Over time (usually a short amount of time) this problem while progress until the picture is bad enough that you will want it fix immediately. So, it's good that you are looking into this now :) Here is a PN for the Optical Block... PN: A-1084-668-A I hope this helps.

Mar 17, 2010 | Sony Grand WEGA KDF-60XS955 60" Rear...

1 Answer

Large blue covering entire bottom right corner and blue dots


optical block failure call sony, they are a known fault on all rear pro sets from 2003-2007, they may replace for free, have extended warranty on this part.... there are lawsuits pending against sony over this problem

Sep 13, 2009 | Sony Grand WEGA KDF-60XS955 60" Rear...

1 Answer

Tiny Blue Dots all over scree. Now wont turn on.


is munes the same way, if it is try to clean
back mirror. if that don,t you need to call sony.
because it your eng is bad wicth is whear the pix come from.

Aug 25, 2009 | Sony Grand WEGA KDF-60XS955 60" Rear...

1 Answer

Blue dots center and yellow stain right hand corner on 60'' sonytv


Yes, I do. It needs a new light engine. Very costly repair. However, Sony has extended the warranty on many of these LED projector sets. You need to call a local Sony authorized service center and see if your model is covered. Otherwise this repair could run over a thousand bucks.

Jun 14, 2009 | Sony Grand WEGA KDF-60XS955 60" Rear...

1 Answer

Fixed Blue dots in central screen, blue fringe in lower left


You have a Bad Light Engine This is a high dollar part Call UED they may have a rebuilt one in stock 1-800-648-6657.

Feb 07, 2009 | Sony Grand WEGA KDF-60WF655 60" Rear...

2 Answers

OUr Sony Grand Wega KDF-60XS955 has a blue corner


I had the same problem with my 4 yr old Sony KDF60WF655 rear projection set, and I was fortunate to buy a 4 year extended warranty - because it was the $1300. (not incl labor), Optic Block that was replaced to fix the problem. That part contains all new LCDs, & Lens & some electronics. I had already got a new bulb (under warranty) a few weeks earlier, that I had not yet installed so the service guy did replace that as well. (This happened 3 weeks before my warranty ended)

He told me that he replaces hundreds of Sony Optic Blocks every year and that many Sony Rear Projection sets have FACTORY extended warranties because of some known problems with the blue LCD panels.

The tech checked my Service Codes & showed me the TV had been running for 10051 hours in about 4 years - on the Original bulb! He was quite surprised because he said the bulbs usually last about 5000 - 7000 hours. He also said it's good to replace them BEFORE they go bad, because they can sometimes burn out the amplifier that powers the bulb, (which is a seperate piece that attaches to the outside of the Optic Block). My TV is like new now.

Dec 23, 2008 | Sony Grand WEGA KDF-60XS955 60" Rear...

4 Answers

Blue dots and blue color


my sony is 4yrs also it has blue dots on the left side from top to bottom and a blue blob on rt. bottom corner no longer under warr. please send repair solution.

Jan 12, 2008 | Sony Grand WEGA KDF-42WE655 42" Rear...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sony KDF-42WE655 Television Logo

1,240 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sony Televison & Video Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

74185 Answers

Jerry Greenberg
Jerry Greenberg

Level 3 Expert

1667 Answers

Are you a Sony Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...