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Top of screen is stretched

Everthing works fine on this unit except that the top part of the screen (top 1/3) gradually began to stretch. The bottom 2/3 of the screen is perfectly normal and looks great with normal pixelation.. The stretched area on top has expanded pixelation and barely visible black horizontal lines going across as if there was some type of frequency interference.. Color Level,Brightness, and Contrast remain normal throughout the entire screen.. I found a vertical adjustment button inside the set but it did not alleviate the problem.. Any suggestions.. Thanx!

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Re: Top of screen is stretched

There are capacitors in the vertical circuit that can cause this problem. You may be able to find these capacitors by using a hair dryer pointed to the suspected bad cap and then when the problem happens you can spry a little cooling spray on it to see if the problem clears up. The vertical output IC could be going bad but this can be checked the same way. if you have no TV solid state repair experience, play it safe and take this set into a local repair depot. Good Luck

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