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Black horizontal lines across bottom 1/3 of screen

Model is 27GT271. Shows a band of distortion (scan lines spaced out) about 2" high at about 5/8 down screen, then picture is normal until about 4" from the bottom where distortion re-occurs all the way to the bottom. Occasional, picture snaps back to normal for a brief period. But always eventually reverts to distortion pattern mentioned above.

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  • tobor8man Aug 24, 2007

    Thanks, but solution is far too technical for me unfortunately. If I knew how to ID the vertical supply rectifier diode or what the heck a zener diode or a pumpup cicuit was, I could have probably fixed the darn thing myself by now. The set's not worth taking to a shop so I was hoping there might be a simple, do-it-yourself (layman's) solution. Oh well...I guess it's fodder for our next garage sale.



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This is due to vertical section failure. Change the vertical supply rectifier diode and supply filters. Then check zener diode leakage in pumpup circuit section. Also check any electrolytic capacitors leakage in vertical section. If it is old model tv change vertical height, vertical lenearity presets also. I hope given details useful to you.

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