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Blurry Screen I just picked up this free TV and the bottom part of the screen is all blurry and out of whack. you cant read anything (scores or a ticker) on the bottom at all. any ideas?

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The bottom is blurry because some of the anti-freeze (clear ethelyne glycol) has leaked out. This anit freeze needs to be replaced or the CRT will get too hot and break. It will also clear up the picture.

Posted on Jan 21, 2007

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