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My samsung has yellow jaundice!

4/5 year old 46'' Rear projection TV Model SP46L5HX, has got a bad tint of the yellow greens. Can I fix it myself? I tried the menu solutions but they didn't seem to change anything. Have I connected it incorrectly. If not, how can I tell which lamp has blown. My reds are strong and my YELLOW GREENS are very strong. Is it true that you have to replace all the lamps if you replace one, otherwise they are too hard to balance. Cheers

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It seems one of the LCD panels has gone bad and would need to be replaced.

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If all the tubes are lit then i would suspect from what you describe you have alge growth in one or all of you tubes. at the shop we would change the fluid called glycol., i rather involved procedure because once you remove the tubes then have to go through advance setup aligning them. We generally change all the fluid in all tubes although you can change in just one. The blue tends to be the one with the worst fluid problems.

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  • James33 Jun 23, 2011

    WHat has been said above does not apply to this TV since it a LCD Rear projection TV.
    It seems one of the LCD panels has gone bad and would need to be replaced.

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