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We purchased a sony KDL46VL150 in Feb., 2010. We have Comcast cable with a cable box. We have been experiencing the following problems. No. 1. The sound stops. We change the channel and return and the sound is OK. 2. The sound and picture stop. We turn off the TV and cable box, restart and sound and picture are OK. 3. We change the channel, a static noise occurs, the sound and picture stop. Repeat No. 2 and sound and picture are OK. We have had Comcast out at least 5 times. They have replaced the cable box, the HDMI cable, added amplifiers inside and out, confirmed the signal and replaced the connectors outside. They state they cannot do any more to fix the problems. A Sony certified in house repair tech. just replace the main board in the TV. This has not solved the problems. We are dealing with Sony tech. support now to determine if there are any other TV components that can be changed out.

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Try resetting the TV by holding down the "up" button on the remote (with the TV powered on) and then, while you hold down the up button on the remote, hit the power button on the TV. This should do a "factory reset" which will wipe all settings in the TV. There is no reason why the TV should not "remember the last input it was on when it was ;last turned off. Also be sure that the TV is not plugged into a switched AC outlet, like the outlet on the back of the cable bix. The TV should be plugged into an output that receives power at all times.

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the only thing that i can think of is that the cables and connections are bad but if that is not the case it may be the internal components of the tv. my guess is that the tv was dropped or jumbled around while transported and what happened was internal components were broken or just mixed up so go to the retailer and get a refund or a new tv. hope this helps

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