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Screen Distorded My PT-53WX42F was hauled in a pickup truck backwards. Yep, facing the wind. Needless to say the screen blew in. I removed the front and all the brackets, reinstalled the screen (2 pieces of plastic) and the brackets. The screen seems floppy and when you watch it, it looks like your looking through a tube. The center is clear in a circle but the rest is blurry. Did the screen need to be glued in prior to the holding brackets being installed? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Dennis

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You're either missing a piece of the screen or something's installed wrong. The order should be 1: front protective screen 2: the lenticular, and 3: fresnel lens.

All is supposed to be assembled with double sided tape, one being a special ultra-thin clear tape. DO NOT USE GLUE

Good luck, Mark

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I checked with the factory and not all 3 parts you need are available any more... Unless you can find someone junking a similar set with a bad chassis, you may have difficulty fixing your's.

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Your TV most likely has a Convergence Chip Failure ( common problem )

Here are some of the most common symptoms and example photos of a convergence problem


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  • Colors don't line up
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You need to replace the convergence chips and convergence resistors. Check the site www.TvRepairKits.com. They have put together convergence repair kits for most models.

The kits include a photo instruction guide, original OEM Sanyo STK chips, convergence resistors, pico fuses, thermal paste, etc. Everything you will need to do the repair yourself.

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