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50Inch RCA dlp Scenium

Last night I was flipping through channels and all of a sudden the screen went to this greenish tan color. Theres still sound coming through and my Comcast tv guide comes up perfectly fine itts just the tv shows im switching too are all this color...what could this be? Please help im going crazy My color quality changes from normal to a yellow/gold picture.

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Did you ever find a solution to this? is it really the color wheel? WIll getting a new lamp resolve this?

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Its the color wheel assy. Its changing speed due to worn bearings. You may also hear a hum coming from the rear of the TV. Seek an RCA authorized service center to resolve this.

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