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Toshiba 36A40 36" TV / Chassis No: TAC 0011

About two months ago, my wife and I started noticing a faint white horizontal line form at the bottom of the screen, then it graduated to the bottom 4" (approx.)showing no picture. Today 05/23/07, when she turned on the set it was showing no picture about 10-inches from the top with a couple white lines through the picture and no picture near the bottom of the screen again. After a few minutes it started to widen and become clear again. Although, while we watch there is always the bottom 4-inches doing some weird things, but almost unnoticeable. We purchased this television in 2000 and really have enjoyed its picture, compared to our friends Sony Flat Screen. We want to save this baby. Is there any way I can rememdy this? I checked for a TV Repair shop around our geographical region and it only came up with one, which may not even exist anymore. I would like to try to open the television up myself and try to repair it. I appreciate all the help I can get. Regards, Karl

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  • sunny456 Nov 05, 2007

    i'm having the same problem as (goeser) was my toshiba had starting getting a space at the bottom and then at the top and now. the pitcure is about four inches wide please help me fix the problem

  • Karl Goesele Nov 26, 2013

    I took it to the dump and turned it in to the Hazardous Materials Department.



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Bad capacitor in vertical circuit + possible vertical output IC
damage.If you can identify part locations and solder.....?

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