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Tube going out? Picture goes on/off/on/off/on/off til I go nuts!

My Sony Wega is a 36" flat screen, its about 7years old....for the last few months the picture comes on for awhile and then goes out, lasting at most 30 seconds, then it come on again. The longer the TV stays on, the more frequently this happens until I get so frustrated I decide to read a book and turn off the damn thing. It does seem to keep the sound going with no problem however. I am afraid it might be the TUBE going out, hopefully I am wrong, anybody have any ideas?

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If it does this on all inputs (cable, and dvd player) then yes you have a bad tube. If however you have cable and have a cable box it could be the box causing your problem, same with satellite, if you have satellite it could be the box causing your problem. The cable/satalite thing is just kinda a long shot. You most likely have a bad tube, just trying to give you some hope! let me know!

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