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The picture is unclear with a large red spot in the center

There is a faint red spot in the center of the tv and everything is out of focus just a little, kind of like everything has a shadow. What is the problem?

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In most cases this requires the replacement of the light engine in these sets. The heat build up in the set slowly damages the LCD panels wich then causes the red spot. The replacement light engines have changed the cooling and filtering to the set. It should last much longer once its replaced. You need to have a technician verify first that this is not just an adjustment. I would say 95% of the time it will be the light engine.

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