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I have a sony KDL-46XBR4 that has the left 1/3 picture okay

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I have a sony KDL-46XBR4 that has the left 1/3 picture okay while the tight 2/3 has a shadow over it but can still make out the picture on it. tried brightness and backlight adjustments,nothing.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Aric replied 1 year ago.

Hello and sorry you're having problems. I'm very familiar with these faults on Sony sets, and in many cases it's the LCD panel that's failing (the lighting within the screen is prone to this problem).

However just to make sure, please reply back with the following:

1) Does the screen issue occur with ALL sources (Cable/SAT box, DVD, etc.)?

2) If you pull up the Sony's native MENU (Home/Menu on the Sony remote), does the MENU also appear with the shadow over it on the right 2/3?

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Expert:  Aric replied 1 year ago.

Please let me know if you need assistance once you're able to see my reply.