Question about Sony Grand WEGA KDF-42WE655 42" Rear Projection HDTV

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Blue dots and blue color

Hi,
I've had this set for almost 4 years now and since i moved from NY to TX I've noticed ta couple of tiny blue dots on the screen. Also, the right lower corner of the screen a blue color which seem to be getting larger. and lastly a larger spot with a greenish, blueish color toward the lower center of the screen. Is this a bulb problem or something more serious? I am fairly handy and I was wondiering if its something I could handle. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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  • billybalut Feb 26, 2008

    I HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM WITH A GRAND WEGA 60 INCH THAT IS ONLY 18 MONTHS OLD. PROBLEM STARTED AFTER BULB CHANGE.

  • Michael Benham Mar 08, 2008

    I have a bright blue "blob" in the lower right corner and a blue tint in the right half of the screen - is this something I can fix?

  • Ashley Water Apr 28, 2008

    My Sony KDF42WE655 was purchased show a manufacturing date of October
    2004 LA3 and was purchased new in December 2004. For approximately 3
    months, there has been a progressive development of "blue haze" in the
    lower left an right lower extremeties, with a concurrent increase of
    around 150 to 200 "blue dots", clustered in a wide base at the bottom
    center and extending upward to a narrow peak near the center of the
    screen.

  • vikmode Jun 20, 2008

    Initially it started with slightly blue screen on the bottom right side and with a tiny blue dots maybe 7 or 8. And now totally black screen the red light of the tv flashes.

  • walterm3 Jun 29, 2008

    I am having the same problem with my KDF-42WE655. And it is slowly getting worse. I have had this tv for almost three years. Problem started about a month ago

  • memewing Sep 30, 2008

    I have the same blue dots ...hoping to find an answer here ..has anyone found a solution???

  • 4587895 Oct 06, 2008

    I have the same problem, Sony will repair it for free before Dec 31 2008 or will give you the option of a new flat slim LCD with almost the 30% of the price and you can keep the old one. Just call customer service and open a case.

  • Anonymous Dec 13, 2008

    I had a problem with a light white line starting on the left hand side of the tv screen. Over the next three months the line gradually got bigger and started turning blue. My warranty ran out the end of May this year. I called the service dept. for a repair technician to make a visit and let me know what to do. After I explained the blue blob that was taking over my tv screen, he told me I could save a service call, in that my warranty was up, and that repairs for my problem would be around $1000.00. So, I took it for granted that I was out of luck. So,---------- My husband gave the tv away. We heard found out about this web site and now we don't have the tv and we found out that Sony will fix or give a replacement flat screen to customers who have this problem. So, what bad luck we have. My question is that if Sony is getting reports about this tv, why would they not recall these tvs.

  • fraites Jan 31, 2009

    We've had our KDF-42WE655 since early 2005 and noticed the blue dots all over the screen a couple weeks ago. We've called Sony tech support and did a "reset" but the problem remained. They said a technician must see the TV to determine the problem.

    Any help will be appreciated. . .

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My sony is 4yrs also it has blue dots on the left side from top to bottom and a blue blob on rt. bottom corner no longer under warr. please send repair solution.

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Change the bulb.

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My picture is gradually fading to black. It started in the upper corners and now I have shadows pretty much all over the screen. My Sony is only 3 years old. Am I just out of luck or can this be repaired or replaced?

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