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Sony kp-57ws500 when i turn my tv on the screen is green with stripes and then shuts off after a few seconds. is there an easy fix or what do i need to do/buy to fix my tv

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Re: sony kp-57ws500

You have a bad green picture tube. If you have warranty coverage good, if not then forget about it. Get a new TV.


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Sony kp-57ws500 flashes blue, green, red then turns off

Re-insering the flyback wire is usually very easy. Push in and give a slght turn and check to see if grabbed. It sounds as if there is more issues than flyback wire. TV should turn on without one crt connected

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My 2002 big screen turns on the screen is greenwith stripes the blue with stripes then shuts off?

You need a professional.
Stop using the TV until it is repaired.
Continue to use it and your problems will multiply and grow more expensive.
Call the manufacturer to find you nearest authorized service center.

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I have the same tv and it did the same thing only now it has red hues all around the picture as well. The service guy told me it was the green tube and it would be about $500.00 to replace and may not fix the problem. What a p.o.s. I will not be guilty of buying any other Sony products from now on.

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you need a new green CRT, sony has had some problems with the green and blue crts developing shorts . Let me know if you need further assistance.

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Red CRT is doing short circuit in the neck. You can try to open the front panel and to hit easy the neck with wood or something and to decrease the red screen a bit. If doesn't work then replace the CRT.

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Green screen with pin stripes and TV shuts off after maybe 10 seconds!

Tom E...I have having the same problem with my Sony rear projection just started tonight, so I'm only now seeking a solution. Just curious if you've found anything out.

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