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Rca tv issues with vertical hold after resoldering...

Hey guys... me again.... I had this tv that kept shutting off when it would be on for more then 10-15 minuites.....other then that it worked fine.... I pulled the mainboard.. and noted several poor solder connections(some oxidized, some had a ring in them, some only half soldered, etc). I went ahead and resoldered ALL solder connections. Now the tv works fine,doesent shut off by itself anymore.. However, i created a new problem.... NOW on some channels or some scenes, the tv clips off the top and botton 2" of the screen(black)... if i change channels or sometimes even if a scene changes in a tv show then the picture is back to normal. It gets annoying on some channels when the scenes change back and fourth alot. same thing happens from commercial to commercial. It Presents itself mostly with the discoverry channel for some reason.... so either i made a solder connection worse some place or possibly mabye i bridged something someplace.... has this happened to you?????? where should i check next?

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    Mike Ryan Aug 13, 2007

    hey i wanted to update you guys-its been a long time and it dfoes the same thing. ITS OUR COMCAST CABLE!!!! I have tried 3 different tvs and all of them do the same exact thing...

    I think it has something to do with our comcast box whch is supposed to be hdtv ready or some krap.. anyways resoldering the board fixed my intermittent shutting off and its been working fine other then the issue with vertical hold



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The only thing I can recommend my freind, since I did not resolder the board, is for you to go over your work with a fine tooth comb. Yes I too, with 38 years experience, have cause problems while resoldering or rushing a repair. Good Luck Please do not forget to rate this thread.

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