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Color quality has degraded

I have had a Sony KDF-E42A for about 18 months. It's connect to a cable HDMI input and a composit input from a DVD (not Hi-Def) player. The color from both was supurb until recently. Now there is a yellow tint to most everything from both inputs. I can change the hue setting and reduce it, but it's still there. I have made no other changes in the settings or inputs. Does this indicate the end of the life of the bulb, or something having to do with the different LCD inputs?

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Since this yellow tint color in on both HDMI and your composite input you may have a bad lite engine. This part is very expensive. There are no other way out. sorry. Part number A-1123-071-A
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3. Turn on the power to the LCD HDTV and your DVD player.

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Outputs:


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And the Tv would be left on mute or volume=0 since no audio is connected to the tv! All the audio should now come from your system.

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