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Sony KDL40S2000 I tunred on the tv today and heard a pop. Screen is now very dim, almost black at top, and returns to normal towards the bottom. The sounds is fine. TV is less than 2 yrs old. Any assistance is greatly appreciated!

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  • Anonymous May 03, 2008

    My problem is almost like yours. The top half of the screen/picture appears dim, and the picture itself seems to be flickering. My TV is nearly two years old. Help!

  • joel1 Oct 26, 2008

    turned on tv, green light went on then red light started to flash four times. no picture at all. the tv is just over two years old. any idea on what the problem is or how much the repair cost would be?

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This is a backlight problem, possibly the cold flourescent lamp at the top of the LCD display panel or (less likely) a bad inverter board. To prevent further damage to the TV, I suggest you not turn it on until it's fixed. You may be able to find CCFL replacement tubes on line, but I can't say the job will be easy and you won't notice possible backlight inconsistancies. If the CCFL wires are long enough to swap, you could move them to each others connector and see if the problem moves to the bottom of the screen. If it moves the lamp is bad. If the problem stays on the top it's the most likely the inverter.

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