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I have a Sony TV model KDL-40BX412. There is a red ghost. Sometimes it is green. The longer the TV is on, the distance between the image and the ghost decreases, but never disappears.

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Contact the authorized service centre for Sony. If you wish to get some details; check the site linked here. Pull up older posts. Surf the site with patience.

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SOURCE: Ghosting on LCD

He may just be giving up too soon. Again, does this happen on every channel no matter what is plugged into it?

If replacing the cables doesnt help, try giving sony tech support a call and see what they suggest. It wouldnt hurt to get a professional opinion. Plus if your warrenty has expired and they offer to repair it at a cost, im sure it will cost less than a new 40" TV

Not sure what country you're in so go to the website below and choose your country then look for their contact email or phone number. I'm sure they will be helpful, thats what theyre there for.

Have your TV model number (usually on the back of the set) and details of the fault handy. They may also ask where you purchased it from.

Posted on Feb 10, 2009

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SOURCE: Sony Bravia- ghost images and more

Since this set is still under warranty, DO NOT open it up at all. That will void the warranty. Your best bet is to report the problem and request service. Request that this service be scheduled for a few weeks out and try to see if there is a pattern to when it occurs. For example, does the problem seem to occur most often after the set is on for a while? Any information that you can provide to narrow down the conditions when the problem occurs will be helpful. Please report this as an intermittant problem. Even if nothing is intially found, if the problem becomes more regulatr after the warranty period has expired, it should still be covered.

Keep us posted,

Posted on Feb 16, 2009

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SOURCE: sony bravia kdl-52w3000, turn tv on, no picture or

Most likely this is caused by a defective main board. Changing the main board will fix the issue about 95% of the time.

To be absolutely sure, the voltages need to be checked on the power supply. If they are not the values listed in the service manual, then you should replace the power supply instead (accounts for the other 5% of the time).

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power supply/ in uk look up ohm supplies to repair it

Posted on Nov 11, 2009

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SOURCE: Sony lcd tv model KDL-40S2000

That is almost always an indication of main-board failure on these Bravia LCD's. Unfortunately this is a very difficult repair, and unless you are an electrician I would not recommend attempting it. You will need to contact a local TV repair person in your area. If you think it may still be under warranty please contact the manufacturer to file an RMA. If you happened to purchase the TV with a major credit card (not a debit card) there is a good chance it may still be under the free extended warranty most credit cards place on electronics. Please contact your credit card company to inquire if they do this, and they will be able to file the claim and get you a refund for the TV.

Let me know if you want me to try and track down the part for you, but please make sure you think you are capable of doing the repair.


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