Installing a new Sony KDF-55E2000 TV LCD projection lamp

Written by
  • Shelagh M.
  • 9 years ago

Sony_KDF42E2000_KDF_42E2000_42_Grand_Wega_458468Our guide shows you how to  replace your Sony KDF-55E2000 TV LCD projection lamp.

Authentic lamps are critical!

Don’t settle for anything but the best for your Sony KDF-55E2000 LCD TV. Always install an authentic Sony KDF-55E2000 TV LCD projection lamp. When buying look for the seal of approval — don’t get caught with a copycat generic projector lamp!
Why avoid generic projection lamps:

The  Sony KDF-55E2000 uses the Sony XL-2400 (F-9308-750-0) projection lamp.

Buy this lamp on Amazon sold by these authorized dealers:

When to replace?

The Sony KDF-55E2000 projection lamp should last up to 8,000 hours depending on how much you use your TV. When the LCD projection lamp is reaching end of life, you may see the following warning signs:

  • onscreen message screen reminding you to replace the lamp
  • Lamp indicator on the TV will start flashing.
  • darker images on screen and colors that look off.
  • the screen may dim and the color balance  goes off
  • a noticeable popping sound

Replace the LCD projection lamp immediately.

Replacing the LCD projection lamp

Perform these safety steps before installing the new lamp:

  • Turn off the power on the main unit.
  • The cooling fan will continue to operate for two minutes after the power is turned off.
  • Wait several minutes before unplugging the power cord.
  • Wait an additional 30 minutes to allow the lamp to cool down. The lamp operates under extreme heat so avoid touching it before changing the lamp.

Sony_KDF-55E2000_LCD_Sony_XL-2400_replace_LCD_projection_lampTake the new Sony XL-2400 projection lamp out of the box. Don’t shake the lamp as vibrations can damage the lamp. Avoiding touching the glass portion on the lamp as the oil from your fingers can burn black marks on the lamp.
Sony_KDF-55E2000_LCD_Sony_XL-2400_LCD_projection_lamp_open_doorRemove the outside Sony XL-2400 projection lamp cover. Turn the knob counterclockwise to open. Pull out the cover.
Pull out the Sony XL-2400 projection lamp by first hooking a finger through the loop of the lamp handle and pulling the handle upwards. Then pull the Sony XL-2400 lamp straight out.
Sony_KDF-55E2000_LCD_Sony_XL-2400_LCD_projection_lampPut the new Sony XL-2400 projection lamp into its place. Mount the new lamp securely or the self-diagnostic function will be triggered. A lose lamp can also cause the screen to go dark.
Reattach the Sony KDF-42E2000 LCD TV lamp door. Turn the knob back to CLOSE and secure the cover

Green your Sony KDF-55E2000 LCD TV

If you interested in going green with your Sony KDF-55E2000 LCD TV, you can replace only the projection bulb and re-used the plastic casing. This can save your money plus help reduce waste by recycling. Watch our training video to learn more.


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