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I have a large Sony Wega TV...Projection type. When we turn it on, the screen remains black for about 1 minutes, the green light flashes on and off, and then the picture comes up on the screen. However, the screen is covered with vertical colored lines that cover up the majority of the screen. You can still make out the picture somewhat behind the vertical colored lines. Consiquently, this problem arose after we had 2-3 temporary blackouts. Please advise.
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TV Technician: Frank the tv man, Technician replied 8 years ago
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DEPENDING ON YOUR MODEL NUMBER YOU HAVE EITHER A PROBLEM ON THE POWER BOARD OR THE Q BOX ASSY IF YOU ARE GETTING DC VOLTAGE TO THE Q BOX THEN THE PROBLEM IS WITH THE MAIN MICRO IF YOU GIVE ME THE MODEL CODE I CAN GIVE YOU THE PART NUMBERS OR AN APPROX. COST BY A REPAIR SHOP
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Can you give me an approx repair cost for the two scenarios (model #s). I am not at home and do not know the model number at this time. Last, any recommendation on who to call for the cheapest repair service? Please advise and I'll close out this ticket. Thanks for your help.
TV Technician: Frank the tv man, Technician replied 8 years ago
IF YOU NEED TO REPLACE THE POWER PCB THE COST WOULD PROBABLY BE $300-$400 IF YOU NEED A Q BOX ASSY OR A B BLOCK ASSY (DEPENDING ON THE MODEL) IT MIGHT BE CHEAPER TO JUST BUY A NEW TV. YOU COULD CALL SONY AND THEY WOULD RECOMMEND A REPAIR SHOP OR SEND ONE OUT OR YOU COULD CALL THE GEEK SQUAD.
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