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GE 25GT538 bad lower cable channels

The lower channels 2-7 have wavy sort of static like lines that go across the entire screen. The picture is still visible, but annoying. The rest of my cable channels (8-65) are fine and clear. I looked through your database, but didn't seem to find anything, in the 10 pages I went through, relating to this problem. I was told it may be the cable box (don't know the correct name) inside the TV. Is there a website, that has good diagrams, I can buy this part from? My tv is a GE Model 25GT538.

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Try a certified television technician it`s a common problem

Posted on May 01, 2007

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