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Picture went out

It had like a red smile line on top, best description would be it looked like you were looking at a 3D picture without the glasses. The t.v. is about 6yrs old so we were thinking maybe a bulb??? Is it worth fixing?
If not is there a place to get rid of it? We live in Vista, CA

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  • 3danny Nov 17, 2008

    do you think it is just a bulb?

  • 3danny Nov 17, 2008

    could this just be a bulb? I have a son that would probably enjoy a 55inch tv if it is not a total loss

  • 3danny Nov 17, 2008

    do you think it is a easy problem?

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Best to buy another tv as far as getting rid of it list it on craigslist for free it will go in a day or so

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  • Ronnie Houston Nov 17, 2008

    its not an easy or cheap fix

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Problem #2 CRT Fluid has clouded over.

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