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The color suddenly changed on our TV. It is a Sony KDF-E42A10. All pictures are in shades of pink and green only. What can we do to adjust the color, or find out what is wrong?

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I have seen this issue before, i don’t want to be the bearer of bad news but it most likely is your optical block, unless it is in warranty the repair will cost more than the television. But there may be some good news SONY has extended the warranty on optical blocks for many models. I cannot say for sure if your model has this extension i am at home and not at work so i cannot look it up. But in any case i would get a sony authorized service center to give you a diagnostic. A good service center will check the warranty status before they come out to look at the tv. In some cases calling sony directly and complaining about the issue will help, we have had customers to do this and sony has been very helpful.

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