Question about Panasonic PT-53WX53 53" Rear Projection HDTV-Ready Television

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PT47WX49E wavy lines

I've owned this TV since new.
Now when I turn it on I get light wavy lines along the top 1/4 of the screen for about 5-10 minutes then all is clear and the picture looks fine.

Any recommendations for the fix of this problem.

Thanks ahead for any suggestions.

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  • handydiyer Nov 16, 2008

    Thank you for the reply Bill.

    Is there a schematic of all the CAPs you recommending to replace?


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Each component on the board, cap, diode, transistor, etc has a location number prefixed by an identifier, thus c2451 is "c" a cap located at 2451, d2050 would be a diode at 2050 and if you look at the board closely you'll see these loaction numbers are grouped by their circuit. All of the 7xxx will be with a lined area no larger than the circuit they support. A schematic, unless you're a wiz at reading them, won't do you much good because they are drawn by circuit not postion.
Get a good pair of reading glasses and a good flashlight.
Hope this helps!
Bill

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That unit has a history of bad caps throughout the convergence and other circuits. Personally I believe it was an error in the design.... Check and/or replace the following::: C2451, C3007, C7022, C4613, C2507, C7060 all 100uf/16v and C7127, C7128, C7103, C7154, C7136, C3010, C3008, C3002 all 47uf/16v... You can use a higher voltage rated caps such as 35v or 50v for greater reliability.
Bill

Posted on Nov 13, 2008

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