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Convergence Problem Hello, My Panasonic PT-47WX53 developed a symetrical "ghost" arc of blue. The arc is vibrating in line. It goes up about 1/3 of the screen and ends at the lower right and left corners. Horizontal convergence works but vertical is way off and not adjusting. Any thoughts? D-I-Y Serviceable? Thanks in advance!

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The convergence IC's have been known to cause similar problems and both would be replaced at the same time. Not an easy job for a DIYer. I would get a repair shop to fix it.

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