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We have a Sony KDF 60xs955 and there is a blue discoloration blob that started on the lower left side of the screen, now it seems to be running across the entire bottom of the screen. It's not under warranty. any ideaS?

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Blue hue (blob) is slowly creeping in on side. if its a dark scene you see little blue dots


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The lower left hand corner of the screen is turning blue


catually is problum is related with blue lcd & blue polizer but first you clean the optical unit if the problum gon then ok other wise must chang blue lcd & blue polorize with uv filter plese contect to your nearst sony service centre

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There is a blue color invading the screen across the bottom and right lower corner and a cloud of blue developing on screen


trye to change on tube of screen hawe som resistors and 1 of transistor tere you kan meger it and you will se wich 1 need to swampe it.

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My 42" WEGA has a brown band about 3" wide along the top of the screen. Why, what is going on? HELP!


I sympathize with you. I have also discoloration on my Sony KF-E42A10, blue blobs on the bottom of the screen. Check out their website and there is a posting their bulletin regarding their extended warranties on some rear projection TV's. I also came across this website which might give you more information
http://sites.google.com/site/sonylcdrptvproblems/sonyrearprojectionlcdtv-opticalblock#TOC-Summary-of-Sony-warranty-extensions

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Blue spots on sony 65' hdtv


For sony sets with color discoloration: Hi,it seems you are experimenting a light engine problem.This is how your tv works: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZLLHnQ4y-wo So basically the 3 Lcd chips that create the colors and image is going bad and thats why you get that color discoloration.Contact Sony or look for your light engine online.God bless you and your house!

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KDF-60XS955 Blue dots all over screen. Lower left corner of screen has a small blue cone shape. Will a new bulb fix this? If yes how do I replace the bulb?


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TV needs replacement of light engine, that is costly part.

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Please help-question about sony optical blocks


Talk to Sony about the blue blob issue, they may still replace the optical block for free.

If not, fix the blinking light TV.

Blink Codes
3X - Lamp cover not installed correctly, usually after lamp change, or cover detect switch is bad.
4X - Check fans (one or more failed to pass RPM test during power on diagnostics)
5X - Lamp ballast (power supply)
6X - Usually the thermal fuse - usually from inadequate air flow (fans dusty)

All other codes usually require a trained technician to diagnose and repair.

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Blue hue on bottom of screen We have the same problem. A blue hue extending the bottom of the screen and now is working its way up the middle .


call SONY at 800 222 SONY and explain it to them and be prepared to have your TV fixed for free !!! the projection block is faulty do to outsourcing on that part for a limited number of tv's an mine was 1 of them , SOny took care of everything !!! good luck

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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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Blue dots and blue color


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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