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Yellow vertical bar on right edge of screen

I have a Sony 53" rear projection screen that is 11 years old. Just recently there has been a yellow vertical bar on the right edge of the screen (about 2" wide), and I'm getting a 3D effect with some images (shadowed images are blue). I checked the convergence and the cross hairs line up white, but the edges of the horizontal bar are yellow (both sides). Any ideas what's going bad?

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Re: Yellow vertical bar on right edge of screen

Your set is starting to get a convergence problem and the only way to repair it is by changing the convergence IC's,(3)one for each color,the blue migh be showing more now but soon all 3 colors will be out of alignment and you will not be able to correct it with the custumer controls,is great that it has worked for so long without this problem,if you are familiar with tv service you have a place to check but if you are not too familiar be safe and call for help from a pro-servicer.Let Us know how it goes.

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