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Sony bravia series

What started out as having a flicker on TV & later would stop & now has large black spot, covers one person on right side of screen?

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    Darlene Middleton May 23, 2014

    I have a Sony Bravia KDL-Z464100. It had started flickering, then it stopped & went to a darker screen w' a large black spot covering 1 person & also has a few vertical lines on right side in pink & lilac.

    Would you please let me know what you think!

    Thank You, Darlene Middleton



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What is the model number to your TV? Is it an LED LCD TV? Anyway, the fault is related to its back light. Contact the authorized service center for Sony. If you wish to get some details; check the site linked here. Viewing it in "Mosaic" or "Magazine" will make surf easy Pull up older posts. Surf the site with patience.

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