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Screen flashes green and tv shuts off

I've got a 1997 (very old) 32 inch Sony that has begun to flash a green screen and then shuts off. It takes a minute or two and then I can power it back on. Sometimes it stays on and other times it just shuts down again with the same green flash. I thought maybe it was the Direct tv/tivo box so I disconnected that and it still happened. Just wondering... I'm sure I know what the answer is. Thank you.

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Re: screen flashes green and tv shuts off

No need to replace the tube just find a tv repairman to rejuvanate the picture tube cost about $50 to $75 dollars, it a laptop machine that burns the carbon off the elements, may last for a few months up to years more service.TODD

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Re: screen flashes green and tv shuts off

The average life of a picture tube now days is only 6 to 7 years,base on the symptom and the age of the set I hate to tell you but your picture tube is bad and it has to be replaced but a new picture tube for this set would cost more than a brand new television,I would suggest not to spend any money and invest in a new set.Sorry

Posted on Nov 03, 2006

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