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Hi i have a Sony TV model # KDF 60xs955 and it is showing an increased number of blue dotts on the screen as well as it goes on and off while watching it. I replaced the projection bulb last night but it did not solve the dot problem. What should be my next step.

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The dots are caused by pixels from the blue LCD that are no longer operational - they are called dead pixels and the bulb has nothing to do with them. The defect is in the LCD panel itself and it can't be fixed - the panel will have to be replaced.The screen can be ordered directly from Sony. Pretty accurate instruction on how to replace it
http://sites.google.com/site/sonylcdrptvproblems/sonykdf-55wf655opticalblockreplacement

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Hi I have a Sony Grand WEGA KDF-60XS955 TV


Ur right the cooling fan is defective,check it,clean it might work normal again.Not, than the cooling fan must be change.

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Power keeps going on and off


Hi,
Model number posted in question that is KDF-60SX955 shows it is Sony dlp tv, if tv shuts down and turns On itself then reason is weak lamp that is near to end of its working life and need to be replaced to fix this issue.
Lamp replacement procedure is written in user manual and its easy. Please buy Sony original lamp for good quality picture in tv.
Let me know if you have additional question.
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Blue blotches spreading over the screen are failure of the optical block

contact Sony to see if you are eligable for a free repair.

Sony will cover the cost of the optical block repair (parts and labor) at no charge through December 31, 2008 for 2004 Model Year Grand WEGA™ Televisions with the blue spot problem.

Models: KDF-42WE655, KDF-50WE655, KDF-55WF655, KDF-60WF655, KDF-55XS955, KDF-60XS955, KF-42WE620, and KF-50WE620

http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/news-item.pl?news_id=
Read more: Help from Sony for LCD rear projection with blue spots - Home Theater Forum - Home Theater Systems - HomeTheaterShack.com http://www.hometheatershack.com/forums/sony/5351-help-sony-lcd-rear-projection-blue-spots.html#ixzz0gm8a3718

Don't bedeterred by the dating of this announcement, it is a manufacturing fault and they have been pr5etty good to a lot of people with the same problem.

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That sound like the optical Block or otherwise known as the light engine


This still may be covered by sony's warranty
I would call them and see it is a very expensive part

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KDF-60XS955 Replaced Lamp. Slight discolor


Dont know if this is the same problem your having or not.




2003-2004 Model Year Grand WEGA Televisions:

Models: KF-42WE610, KF-50WE610, KF-60WE610, KDF-70XBR950, KDF-60XBR950, KDF-42WE655, KDF-50WE655, KDF-55WF655, KDF-60WF655, KDF-55XS955, KDF-60XS955, KF-42WE620, and KF-50WE620.

As technology evolves, Sony continually looks to stand behind the reliability of its televisions. It has come to our attention that a very limited number of televisions manufactured between 2003-2005, after a period of time exhibit a stationary scribble / random line pattern on the screen. Click here to see photos of this symptom.

As part of our commitment to quality, Sony is announcing that for any owner of this model television who paid out-of pocket expenses on or before May 26, 2006 for an estimate or repair service to replace the optical block for this specific issue, Sony will reimburse the customer by mail for his/her parts and labor expenses. To receive reimbursement, please follow completely the directions and terms on the claim form for reimbursement; all claims must be postmarked by May 31, 2007.

In addition, for any customer who later experiences this issue on one of the affected models, Sony will cover the cost of the optical block repair at no charge through September 30, 2007. All other terms of the Sony limited warranty continue to apply.

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Models: KDF-42WE655, KDF-50WE655, KDF-55WF655, KDF-60WF655, KDF-55XS955, KDF-60XS955, KF-42WE620, and KF-50WE620
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Is you model listed below?

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Models: KDF-42WE655, KDF-50WE655, KDF-55WF655, KDF-60WF655, KDF-55XS955, KDF-60XS955, KF-42WE620, and KF-50WE620

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COLOR IS SPOTTY


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