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Color wrong...flashing red light

A couple of months ago a red light began flashing on the front of our set and we noticed that the color was off. Then it stopped and the color was ok again. About a month ago I noticed that the color wasn't quite right, then noticed the light was flashing again (the light doesn't seem to be labeled) and now the color is way off. We only have one local tv repair man who says I need to bring the set to him (he has no idea how much this thing weighs!). I was wondering if there's a reset button or something that I could do myself. Thank you.

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  • Terry Eifert Feb 14, 2007

    Thank you, we'll hope for a bad connection!

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The light that you see flashing is the timer light. It is flashing because of the lack of red, green or blue. This would explain your color issue. It could e caused by the CRT (picture tube) itself or a bad connection to the CRT or a color driver component failing. Either way you need a technician to locate the issue. If its the CRT and it is out of warranty, most likely it won't be worth the repair.

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    Don Feb 14, 2007

    Good luck.

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