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Television - Picture & Sound

Posts: 1
Registered: ‎11-12-2012
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Loud static, crackling sound when TV is turned on


I have a Sony Bravia KDL-52W4100 and recently it started making a loud, crackling sound when it is turned on after being off for 4 or 5 hours. In addition, when it is set to an HD channel (We use Comcast) there are lines that cover the screen. (When it is set to a standard definition picture we see the picture.)

The problem goes away after 4 or 5 minutes.

Any thoughts on the cause of the problem?
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Posts: 1,497
Registered: ‎11-12-2012

Re: Loud static, crackling sound when TV is turned on

Thank you for your post and welcome to the user discussion forums.
From the description of your issue your TV requires service, so please visit our eSupport website for repair options: