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I have a Sony Bravia LCD TV (KDL-40Z4100). My problem is that they picture was darker on one side then the other, while the other side was normal color. Now the picture is completely blank. The tv will click on and off two times and then goes to standby mode that indicates a malfunction. I took the back off to try and take a look and the clicking noise is coming from the left side of the tv (looking at the back of it). Is there something I need to replace or is it fixable?

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http://forum.ecoustics.com/bbs/messages/2/176039.html <-- Check that out.

Also I have a Sony Bravia and it clicks while it is on as well. I read that forum and some people said to disconnect the cable box for 10 sec. and then some said it was the heat from the summer.. i don't know.. I just turned my tv off and then back on and it stoped. I read this is happening with all kinds of TVs....

Posted on May 23, 2008

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This can indicate a problem with the high voltage circuits. Since this is a new set, it should still be under warranty. DO NOT open up the unit as that will void the warranty. Return the set or request warranty service. Note the 8 blinks when you request service as that should allow them to bring the correct replacement parts.

Keep us posted.
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Posted on Jan 05, 2009

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Hello,

Unfortunately, this is a failure of the balancer board for the backlight. The unfortunate part is that the balancer is not available by itself anymore, and the whole panel must be replaced, as Sony only has the balancers attached to new panels. You can contact Sony directly to ask for assistance, and it usually helps.

Hope this helps you...

Posted on Jan 05, 2009

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Hello,

There is some confusion on the model (KDL-40W500 vs. KDL-40V2500), so I will direct this toward the 40V2500.

On the KDL-40V2500, an 8X blink means the scan processer has gone bad, and the BU board needs to be replaced. If the problem is intermittent, the the AU board might be the problem, but if it all the time, bank on the BU.

A competent repair shop should be able to help you, or you can try calling Sony directly for assitance.

Hope this helps you...

Posted on Jan 05, 2009

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Probably the main board. This has a 1 year mfc parts and lobor warr. I would contact Sony for the nearest auth servicer. If you open it you will void the warranty.

Posted on Apr 26, 2009

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