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Yellow and pink line accross top of screen.

I have a Sony KDF-E42A10. Had it for about 16 months now and am getting two 1 inch bars accross the top of the screen accross all inputs. The top one is pink and then right below it is yellow. Any thoughts on what might cause this or how to resolve it?

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  • courtcowart Sep 30, 2008

    My Sony 46 inch lcd projection screen has a yellow and pink line running across the top of it. This starting happening after a long power outage following hurricane Gustav.

  • Soog Oct 06, 2008

    Finally got around to calling a service tech about this and just wanted to let anyone know of the results. It turned out that this is a pretty common issue because when I called the guy he knew the part to order right away. Came by with the new part (I believe he said it was the light engine or optics engine) and replaced it in about 30 min. Quick and easy. Problem solved. Asked him what could cause this and he explained that there likely wasn't anything that I was doing and that it's just one of those parts that can last years or go out in a few hours. Thank goodness for warranty coverage!

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We have aKDF-E42A10 for a bout 2 yearsnow and we now have 13 horizonal lines across the screen, they look like small square dotted lines across the entire screen from top to bottom. It be gan acouple of months ago as 2 of these lines that seemed to move up the screen. I called technical support and he made it sound like he never heard of the problem. I am very upset with sony right now. Anybody know how to fix the problem?ricedog

Posted on Oct 10, 2008

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