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Screen dims and lightens - 2009 MacBook Pro 17"

It is really subtle but it is almost as if the screen is taking a deep breath. It dims slightly, pauses, then re-brightens. I've sent it in to apple for repair - ofcourse they could not reproduce my problem. Has anyone else experienced this?
Here is my specs:
Model Name: MacBook Pro
Model Identifier: MacBookPro5,2
Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo
Processor Speed: 2.66 GHz
Number Of Processors: 1
Total Number Of Cores: 2
L2 Cache: 6 MB
Memory: 4 GB
Bus Speed: 1.07 GHz
Boot ROM Version: MBP52.008E.B05
SMC Version (system): 1.42f4
Serial Number (system): W89141RN2QT
Sudden Motion Sensor:
State: Enabled

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I've experienced it, but after a while the problem dissappeared again.....

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