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I have had my Sony KDF-60WF655 unit and the screen is going dark.

I have had my Sony KDF-60WF655 unit for just under 6 years and the set has been great. In the last 2 weeks we have seen the set start to get much darker. No blue dots or lines, I have tried to adjust the picture with the display options, no real luck. I have the manual and it says that I need a new projection lamp (Xl-2200). Does this sound like I'm on the correct path and what type of life can I expect from the set if I have the lamp replaced? Is this something I can do myself as the manual gives instructions on how to go about changinf the lamp out. What is the the general cost of the peice?
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Jeff J - Smyrna, GA

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The screen is dull but I can see the picture , Will changing the bulb help?

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