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12 yr. old 25" G.E. picture fading

Over night, picture and color has faded.Picture adjustments from menu have no effect. Love the set. Is it just too old?

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I gotta love it when people make up answers. There is no such thing as a "contrass module". I'm assuming the poster meant "contrast". The trouble is your 12-year-old picture tube. It's gotten weak and isn't getting as bright or sharp as it used to. Picture tube manufacturers estimate the useful life of a tube at about 7 years today. There are adjustments inside that might help some, but you need a new picture tube. It's going to cost a lot more than $60 to $75 for that. You're better off replacing the TV.

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With everthing going to digital I would say yes its old, to fix your problem it would cost around $60 to $75 bucks parts and labor, it needs a new contrass module. it would take a Certified Reairt technition to fix it.

Posted on Apr 23, 2009

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    With everthing going to digital I would say yes its old, to fix your problem it would cost around $60 to $75 bucks parts and labor, it needs a new contrass module. it would take a Certified Reairt technition to fix it.

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