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Picture Problem My Zenith tv is displaying a dark red and green color with horizontal lines in the background. When the tv is first turned on, the picture is fine, but within minutes the color distortion appears. Can you pls help with this problem? Rbt

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In that set its usually a bad picture tube. The lines you are seeing are called retrace lines. You can take it to a shop and they may be able to rejuvenate the tube

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