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2004 Toshiba TV 32A41 problem

TV has a 1 1/2inch horizontal bar that distorts the picture at the top of the TV screen.  Could the vertical hold be out of adjustment?  If so, how does one adjust the vertical hold?

The problem started after a power outage;  the cable repairman says it is not a cable problem (another TV set in the living room was not affected). Could it be another problem?



























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Re: 2004 Toshiba TV 32A41 problem

To me its sound like your on the right track. there isnt a physical vertical hold adjustment. more than likely the vertical hold ic has failed. send me your email addy to and i will be more than glad to email you a service manual

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I have white horizontal lines about 2 inches at top of my tv

You have some bad grounds on the Vertical IC. In addition to this, in the immediate area of this Vertical IC, are a few bad capacitors. Look for this IC mounted on a large heatsink. It may have seven pins . I cannot remember for sure. I have not worked on this particular TV, so I cannot give you specific locations. But I assure the problem is in this area! If you have some electrical experience you can pull this board out. In this case only the caps need replaced and the IC resoldered. Good Luck and thank you for asking. If you have anymore questions, visit me...Thanks Again! Your south of the border tech!

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A shop should charge under $100 to fix.

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My 15 year old Toshiba Televisiononly shows a narrow horizontal band in the middle of the screen. Sound OK.

Hiii fairley,

You aren't specsificly dercribe yor tv set.
For common TV horizontal problem ;i.e : White line accross the horizontal screen, horizontal band,'s can solved by replacing the IC Vertical/Transistor, and olso to replace the cap nearest the IC.

For common TV Vertical Problem :i.e : White line at the center of the screen (top to bottom),Vertical band,etc...It's can cure by Replacing the Horizontal IC/Transistor,and offcurse the cap's.

Tha's what all I know....

Hope can help you to solved the problem.



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Jvc av-29ts2ek

It sounds like a vertical deflection problem. You mentioned you had a white HORIZONTAL LINE in the middle of the screen. If this line runs from left to right across the screen it's in Verticla deflection. If it runs from top to bottom, it's in Horizontal deflection. I am assuming the problem is a Vertical deflaecion problem. The repairs necessary are most likley to replace the vertical capacitors or the verticla deflection chip.
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