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Sony VAIO PCG-K25 backlight out -- instructions for replacing?

Discussion in 'Laptops' started by dg, Mar 25, 2007.

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    dg Guest

    This laptop has been more satisfying than not--Sony's warranty service
    sucks, and so does CompUSA's, who sold me an extended warranty). The
    DVD burner failed less than 2 months after purchase, but it was so
    slow I was running an external whenever possible, anyway. The
    unsatisfactory part now is, the beutiful LCD's backlight has failed.
    I have plenty of repair parts and tools, and have no reason to believe
    I cannot replace this part, but I would very much like instructions
    (as detailed as possible, preferably with pictures -- I'm used to
    working on desktops and Apple laptops) for this task. Anyone got a
    dg, Mar 25, 2007
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    paulmd Guest

    Not for Sony. They do not offer free service manuals. Though they can
    be purchaced from them.

    Doing backlights can suck. They're super fragile. And you have to tear
    apart the screen. If you've done the backlights on apple laptops, it's
    much the same.

    If you have any warrenty left, i'd use it. You paid for it.
    paulmd, Mar 25, 2007
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    Quaoar Guest

    I agree: use the warranty. The first goal is to find an EXACT
    replacement for the CCFL(s) (some notebook screens now have two lamps),
    and that might be nearly impossible. Sony warranty support looks good
    compared to this first goal.

    Quaoar, Mar 26, 2007
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