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Distorted and double picture

I have a 2001 Panasonic 51" rear- projection HDTV. All of a sudden the picture has become very distorted am getting picture on top of a picture with printing the top is reddish and under it is same printing in green. On my satellite menue the info screen lines are no longer straight they appear bowed at the top and reddish bottom. Best Buy person said might me a bad color wheel. Any ideas before I call a tech?

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