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Set needs to be slapped to get a picture

When I first turn on the set there is no picture until I tap or slap the top or side. The picture might then start fuzzy with no color and another slap will usually bring it around. Once the set has warmed up there is usually no more problem. I can't just keep slapping it. I'm sure that will cause even more problems eventually. I feel like I'm adding insult to injury!

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Re: Set needs to be slapped to get a picture

Initially the transformer is generating the heat to the surrounding before it can get heated up. Its not that the TV need's a slap, its because of improper contact, have a technician check the transformers contact. I had the same problem for my sony tv and it was due to this only.

Posted on Apr 19, 2007

Re: Set needs to be slapped to get a picture

There is obviously a dry joint or alternatively line out put transformer needs a technicians touch sorry

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Re: Set needs to be slapped to get a picture

TV's need a good slap once in a while to set them right! Just kidding. Sounds like you have a bad connection that once the set is warm it mends itself. Have a technician look at it.

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