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Experience:  10 years expeience in consumer electronics. 3 years experience in DLP, Plasma, and LCD repair.
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I think the backlight needs replacing on my sony bravia, 8

Customer Question

i think the backlight needs replacing on my sony bravia
JA: How old is your Bravia?
Customer: 8 years old i think
JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?
Customer: not sure, i dont get any pcture
JA: Anything else you want the TV Expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: nope
Submitted: 20 days ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Jeff the TV Guy replied 20 days ago.

Sorry you are having problems, my name is Jeff

Expert:  Jeff the TV Guy replied 20 days ago.

What is the model number of the TV?

Customer: replied 20 days ago.
KD - 55X8509C
Expert:  Jeff the TV Guy replied 20 days ago.

OK, I will look up that information...

Expert:  Jeff the TV Guy replied 20 days ago.

Can you try this link?

Expert:  Jeff the TV Guy replied 20 days ago.

You need to test the voltage going to the LEDs before ordering parts, do you have a volt meter?

Customer: replied 20 days ago.
no i don't have a multi metre with me
Expert:  Jeff the TV Guy replied 20 days ago.

OK, I would not order parts before testing,

Expert:  Jeff the TV Guy replied 20 days ago.
If the LEDs are getting voltage, and not lighting, then it would order the strips
Expert:  Jeff the TV Guy replied 20 days ago.

Let me know how it goes, the question will stay open