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Static Sound along with Static/Jumping Picture.

We have a Zenith C36A26 that is 6 years old. Lately it has been making a static surge sound and the picture jumps around when the sound is present. It doesn't happen all the time, but it is becoming more frequent. Upon a call to Zenith, we were given 2 numbers for repair techs that were local to us. Unfortunately neither one repairs tube TV's anymore. They only service LCD and Plasmas. We will phone again after the holiday but we are wondering if this could be a serious or expensive problem. If so, perhaps we should be looking at a new one? Just seems like a TV should last longer than 6 years. I would appreciate anyones response. Thank you.

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This is just the tuner and it can be replaced or it just needs some soldering but i fix these and i can tell you it sounds like the tuner is failing and needs replaced , the tuner can be about $80 and the repair can very between 50 -$60
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