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Fading picture that looks dark and dull on a 42" Samsung DLP tv.

Our 42" Samsung DLP tv is about 3 yrs. old and in the last several weeks the colors look faded and the picture is dull. In dark shots, you can barely see what's going on. Can anyone help?

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    i have the same problem

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