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Tv screen is stretched too wide

Comin back from a week vacation, i turn on my rca f27650 to play xbox and i realize that my screen has been stretched out of proportion! i cannot see sides of the proper picture. i swith it to tv mode and the channels on the top left only show half of the first number! after trying to play around wit the menu settings to see if anything can be done to play wit the parameters! i went on my xbox 360 because i knew that there were settings in there to change screen fittings! what i found as a success (somewhat) was that when i changed the xbox screen format from normal to widescreen, the picture was formatted and actually fit the screen....kind off! the screen was no longer stretched and i was able to see the whole screen. even wit this somewhat succes, unfortunately the corners of the image were warped and appear compressed to fit format! i have tried troubleshooting from online but i have been most disappionted.

~ i have kept it unplug for hours / days to try a reset.fail

~ i have researched on how to acces the service menu for my model so i can adjust it but i seem to be finding only instructios for the generic rca service menu! the steps:
hold menu, press release power, press release vol up, release menu
i havent been able to get to the service menu at all!
i thought that i might have already activated it but the screen jus didnt let me see it so i went and tried to acces this generic service menu on my other rca tv! it was a truflat rca model f20t10 ! similar guidpluss menus and all but i believe a bit newer! even on the rca f20t10 i was still unable to acces any service menus!...if you got any info on how i can fix an fit my screen please please let me know! thanks in advance

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  • braswela Jan 21, 2009

    I have the same problem. The screen is stretched too wide (horizontally); but other than that, the picture quality is fine.

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you have lost the vertical ic and maybe resistor or capacitor.
but you also maybe loosing the horizontal ic
you will also have to check the voltages on the flyback transformer that go to those circuit's to see if they drop or are correct

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check your hook ups, sounds like you have a component hook up conected to a composite jack.

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