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Sony 60 LCD Projection TV Model No. KDF-E60A20, picture goes

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Sony 60" LCD Projection TV Model No. KDF-E60A20, picture goes off and no sound, then comes back on and all is okay...has done this a few times now?
Thanks for the question. My name is Dan.

1. How long have you owned the TV?
2. Have you ever replaced anything inside?
3. When the picture and audio are working, does everything look and sound OK?

Kindest regards,
Dan T.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.


Answers to your questions:


1. The TV is 5 1/2 years old


2. Nothing has ever been done to it, no work at all


3. Yes, all looks and sounds okay when it works


This just started a few days ago; had happened about three times now. The screen goes blank and sound goes off, for approximately 30 to 60 seconds, then comes back on.

Good news. All you're going to need here is a new projection lamp. I'm surprised you've gone this long without replacing it... most folks do so around 2 years.

The lamp is a user-replaceable part, much like the light bulbs in your home. You're going to need THIS lamp. Replacement instructions are in your manual... let me know if you need a copy.

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Customer: replied 6 years ago.



Yes, I need a copy of the manual...can't find the original. Please send it to [email protected].

Can't e-mail from the site, sorry. I'm uploading it right now... I'll post a link shortly.
Ok, click here. Instructions begin on page 76.