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Shrinking picture The picture began showing a few horizontal stripes at the top and bottom. Then the bottom portion shrunk up a few inches and the picture was being squeezed (shorter). As time went on, maybe and hour, the top stred to do the same thing. And then the whole picture was about 5" tall, so I turned it off thinking the picture was going to disappear completely. I turned the set on after a few minutes and the picture was normal. After about 15 seconds, it started shrinking again but then resized itself to normal and began to shrink again. It continues to cycle between a normal sized picture to short picture. The TV is probably about 7 years old purchased through Costco. Thanks fo any input.

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Re: shrinking picture

All symptoms indicate a problem in the vertical circuit,the first thing to look for will be loose conection on the vertical output IC,sometimes this IC goes bad completly and it needs to be replaced.If you are familiar with soldering electronics you can take care of it but if you are not too familiar you can play it safe and take it to a servicer ,it will be a lot less expensive than if they come to your house.Let Us know how it goes or if you need more information.

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